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Total Body Stretches

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How to Do Quadriceps Stretches

This quadriceps stretch works the upper leg and helps build strength and flexibility before a workout. The movement requires holding the leg behind the back while lying on the floor.

Step 1

Assume start position as shown by laying face down on the floor.

Step 2

Bend at the knee and gently hold the top of your foot to stretch the front of your thigh.

Step 3

Repeat both sides and hold for 10 to 15 seconds.

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