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Stretch and Flex


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Stretch and Flex Exercise #69
Inner Thigh Stretch Advanced
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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)
  • Take a deep breath in, exhale as you begin to stretch
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  • Lean forward with a straight back, keeping your elbows out in front of your knees if possible, while still holding on to your ankles
  • Let your leg muscles relax, allowing your knees to go lower to the floor
  • Press legs down, not letting up on the stretch
  • Continue to breathe slowly and deeply, exhaling as you extend the stretch
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  • Keep your legs pressed down while you place your palms on the floor and slide them forward, trying to reach your forearms down to the floor
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  • Then curve your back while tucking your chin, continue to lean forward as you press your hips down throughout the stretch

 

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