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Less than traditional Quadricep Stretch

Feb 26

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2/26/2014 4:06 PM  RssIcon

This less-than-traditional stretch for the quads and hip flexors is a great alternative to the typical "stand up and hold your foot behind you" stretch. It is more complete and stretches the muscle from the inside-out.

I learned this stretch through a ballet stretching technique and found it to be superior to any quad stretch I'd ever done. My body is very naturally flexible but I find myself with incredibly tight muscles. How is this possible? My tendons and ligaments are loose, so forceful stretching just lengthens those even more (not a good thing!) and the muscles never actually get any good stretching. 

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TaraFit YouTube: Quad Stretch

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