Seated Hip Internal Rotation- External Rotation – Straddle

  • HOW: Start seated and open your legs into a straddle position. As you rotate to one side, rotate the front leg externally (outside of the ankle towards the floor) while you rotate the back leg internally (inside of the ankle towards the floor). Alternate between the two sides. Repeat for the prescribed repetitions.
  • FEEL: You should feel a stretch in the inner thighs in the straddle position. You will also feel a stretch in the hamstrings of the front leg, 
  • COMPENSATION: Avoid slouching and hiking the pelvis to rotate the back leg.Work through a range that feels comfortable and well tolerated.

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