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Hip Stretch

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Do not push too far, just until you feel the stretch

Hip Stretch

This exercise stretches your hips and requires no equipment to perform. It also stretches your hamstrings.

Muscle Group

Hips, Hamstrings


1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Hips, Hamstrings

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Hips

Starting Position: Kneel down on your hands and knees, tucking your knees into your chest. Hang your head down and rest your forearms flat on the ground in front of you.

  1. 1 Fully extend one leg back behind you, keeping your knee and toes on the ground.
  2. 2 Lean forward on your forearms until you feel the stretch in your hamstring.
  3. 3 Hold for 10 seconds, then repeat with the opposite leg.
  4. 4 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.