6 Simple Thigh Stretches You Can Do At Home
These thigh stretches are perfect for doing at home. They don't require any equipment so you can use them right away.
Thigh stretches can be very beneficial.
- They can help build flexibility in your thighs as part of a flexibility program.
- Stretching out tight thighs can help with painful injuries like patellar tendonitis
- They can help to fix problems with your posture. Your thighs are pretty large muscles so they can put a lot of strain on other muscles if they are tight.
A Technique To Increase The Stretch In Your Thighs
All of the thigh stretches on this page can be improved by using a special technique. It's called the pelvic tilt. Yes, it's as easy as it sounds...
...all you have to do is tilt your pelvis so that your lower back is convex. (Curving outwards)
Your thighs are attached to your pelvis, so naturally, when you tilt the front of your pelvis upwards your thigh muscles get stretched more.
Check Out The Home Thigh Stretches Here...
- Knee to tree stretch
- Frog pose
- 2x lying thigh stretches
- Flamingo stretch
- Knees to side
Knee To Tree Stretch
This quad stretch is incredible! You have to try it...It's probably one of the strongest quadricep stretches around.
You can do this stretch indoors against a wall if you like, but you may need to put a pillow under your knee.
This stretch can be done with one leg or two legs. The advantage of doing one at a time is that you can make the stretch stronger. Just pull on your foot with both hands.
2 Lying Thigh Stretches
This stretch can be very painful if you're not very flexible in your thighs. One way you can reduce the pain is with pillows. Lots of pillows. Just pile them up underneath your back and lower yourself down slowly. Think of Shaye's position as the end result. You don't have to lie down right away.
This has gotta be one of the oldest quadricep stretches around. It's easy and it works.
Knees to Side
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Dynamic leg stretches like these should be done carefully. Only do them after you've warmed up a bit. You don't want to tear anything.
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