Hip Flexor in the Door Frame (Beginner)
e.g. I have much more resistance on my right side compared to my left side in this movement.
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Continuously resist while moving from position one into position two.
Stretching without resistance can lead to injury.
Getting Into Position
Lie down on your back in a door frame, with one leg up the wall and the other going through the door frame. Position yourself so that the glutes of your raised leg are close to the wall.
Resistance Flexibility Training
Begin in position one and resist while moving into position two.
Start with your bent leg up toward your chest. Continuously contract the muscles on the front side of your hip by bringing your thigh up toward your chest as your hands overcome this force to extend your thigh away from your body. While doing this, continuously kick your other leg into the wall so that both legs are scissoring.
Resistance Strength Training
Begin in position two and resist while moving into position one.
Start with your bent leg away from your body. Bring your thigh up toward your chest while your hands push on your thigh to slow down this movement and provide strength training.
Natural breathing is the best way to breathe when Resistance Stretching. Your body knows how to breathe, you simply have to let it show you. Learn more...
This type of stretch can help to increase the flexibility and strength of the muscles on the front center of your hips, legs and feet, and torso, neck and head. This stretch can also help to improve your sexual organs, endocrine system, sexual function, and good looks. Psychologically, this type of stretch can help to improve your caringness, acceptance, moods, conceptualization of new ideas, while dismantling borderline behaviors.
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