Lying groin stretch with band

The lying groin stretch with band is a simple way to stretch a chronically tight muscle group of the lower body. It is common in stretching and yoga classes but can also be performed individually as part of a warm-up, paired with movements in a workout, or as part of a cool-down or recovery strategy.


  1. Simple and effective way to stretch the groin or adductor muscles, as well as the hamstrings
  2. Can be performed with a belt, yoga strap, band, or other loop
  3. Easy to do while watching TV or resting
  4. Can help encourage flexibility that carries over to strength training or yoga

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Lying groin stretch with band Instructions

Lying groin stretch with band muscle diagram
  1. Lie on your back with your legs extended. Loop a belt, rope, or band around one of your feet, and swing that leg as far to the side as you can. This will be your starting position.
  2. Pull gently on the belt to create tension in your groin and hamstring muscles. Hold for 10-20 seconds, and repeat on the other side.