West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Physical Education

(408) 741-2017
Physical Education Building


Physical Education Faculty

Stretch and Flex

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Stretch and Flex Exercise #28
Inner Thigh Stretch
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  • Keep a straight back, with your ear, shoulder, and hip lined up
  • Have a slight pelvic tilt
  • Sit up and put the bottom of your feet together
  • Place your hands on your ankles (not toes)
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  • Take a deep breath in, exhale as you stretch forward with a straight back
  • Press your knees downward as you try to touch your knees to the floor, arms are slightly in front of your legs
  • Continue to breathe slowly and deeply, exhaling as you extend the stretch
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  • To extend the stretch further, take a deep breath in and exhale as you lean forward with a round back, elbows out in front of your knees if possible, still holding on to your ankles
  • Let your leg muscles relax, allowing the knees to go lower to the floor
  • Press your legs down, not letting up on the stretch
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