The purpose of the hip flexor/quadriceps stretch is to stretch the front of the hip and thigh. If you sit all day long, this area can become tight, which can lead to lower back problems.
Stand tall with feet hip-width apart, knees relaxed, toes pointing forward or in a comfortable position, upper body lifted, body weight distributed in the hips over the heels, shoulders relaxed. Step forward with right leg.
Bend both knees in line with hip bones. Tilt the pelvic girdle upward. Hold the abdominal muscles in tight. Remain lifted through the spine. Hold for 30 to 60 seconds. Repeat with other leg.
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