Hip Flexor

Exercise Tips

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

Hip Flexor

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: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward.

  1. 1 Lunge forward with one leg until your back leg is extended out and that knee is touching the ground. Keep your back straight and make sure your knee does not go past your ankle. Rest your hands on your upper thigh.
  2. 2 Hold for 10 seconds, then repeat with the opposite leg.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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