Lying Hip Stretch

Exercise Tips

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

Lying Hip Stretch

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: Lay down on your back with your knees bent, feet flat on the floor. Cross your right leg over your left, resting your ankle on your knee.

  1. 1 Reach your right arm inbetween your legs, grab under your left knee and pull it
    towards your chest. Your head and shoulders will come off the floor as you do this.
  2. 2 Hold for 10 seconds, then switch sides and repeat motions.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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