Couch Stretch – Contract Relax

  • HOW: Assume a half kneeling position. Elevate the foot of the rear leg onto a couch, chair, or bench. Rock back the hips towards the heel until a stretch is felt. Pause here and push the shin into the bench. Relax and then deepen the stretch. 
  • FEEL: You will feel a stretch on the front of the thigh. 
  • COMPENSATION: Avoid flaring the ribs upwards. Avoid letting the torso fall forward.

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