Kneeling hip flexor stretch

The kneeling hip flexor stretch is a stretch targeting greater flexibility in the front side of the hips. It targets a chronically tight muscle group and is often performed as part of a dynamic warm-up, a cool-down, or as recovery work after training.


  1. Targets a muscle group that contributes to back and hip pain
  2. Improved mobility in hips leads to better performance in lower-body movements
  3. Helps relieve lower back tension
  4. Can be performed on a couch while watching TV

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Kneeling hip flexor stretch Instructions

Kneeling hip flexor stretch muscle diagram
  1. Kneel on a mat and bring your right knee up so the bottom of your foot is on the floor and extend your left leg out behind you so the top of your foot is on the floor.
  2. Shift your weight forward until you feel a stretch in your hip. Hold for 15 seconds, then repeat for your other side.