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Stretch and Flex Exercise #49
Side Thigh Chest
  first picture of side thigh chest stretch
  • Start in the side laying position
  • Keep a straight line, with your ear, shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle lined up
  • Your top arm is in front of your chest, while your lower arm supports your head
  • Lower leg is slightly forward and may be bent at the knee for stability
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  • Bend your top leg forward from the hip at a right angle
  • Take hold of your leg with your hand behind the knee
  • Exhale as you gently pull your leg towards your chest, inhale, then exhale as you continue to pull leg towards your chest
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  • To extend the stretch bring your head toward your knee

 

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