Easy Quad Stretch After Running

This video shows you how to stretch your front thighs (quads) to reduce discomfort in the lower back. This is especially important following sports like running.

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HIP FLEXOR MUSCLES

Exercise step by step

  1. Objective: Stretching the front thighs to reduce discomfort in the lower back.
    Particularly important for sports that use the legs intensively (running, football, tennis...).
    Stretching of front thighs diagram - Elastoplast
  2. Starting Position: Stand on one leg.

    Movement:While standing, grasp your left ankle with your left hand and pull your hip joint until you feel the stretching in your front thighs. Keep abdominal muscles tight. Hold this position for 20–30 seconds.
    Repeat 3 times per leg.

    Hip flexing after running - Elastoplast
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Before you begin any of these exercise routines, be sure to check with your doctor. Once you have your doctor’s approval, begin exercising slowly and stop if you feel any pain or discomfort. Make sure to rest if you feel you are overexerting yourself.

Please note that none of the above given tips or recommendations substitute medical advice. Important: consult a health professional in case of an injury or if you suspect overuse of joints or a medical condition such as a fracture. A physician should be consulted in those acute cases when the condition is accompanied by reddening, swelling or hyperthermia of joints, ongoing joint trouble or severe pain and/or are associated with neurological symptoms (e.g. numbness, tingling, loss of motion).

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Easy Quad Stretch After Running - Exercise Video