ST - Wide Bent Leg Push In (lying)

Stomach

Wide Bent Leg Push In (lying) (Beginner)

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Start Stretch HerePosition One
Wide Bent Leg Push In (lying) - Starting Stretch Position
Stretching happens throughout the movement, not just at the end position.
Continuously resist while moving from position one into position two.
End Stretch HerePosition Two
Wide Bent Leg Push In (lying) - Ending Stretch Position
Continue to resist in position two. You won’t get a stretch without resistance.
Stretching without resistance can lead to injury.

Getting Into Position

Lie down on the ground, bending both knees, placing your feet down on the ground beneath your knees. Take one foot about 45 degrees out to the side. Place your other foot and heel on the outside of your knee.

Resistance Flexibility Training

Begin in position one and resist while moving into position two.

Start with your knee out to the side. Continuously push your knee out to the side, away from your body, as your foot overcomes this force to bring your knee down toward your mid line and the ground.

Resistance Strength Training

Begin in position two and resist while moving into position one.

Start with your knee toward your mid line and toward the ground. Push your knee up and out to the side, away from your body, as your other foot slows down this movement to provide strength training to your lateral quads.

Breathing

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...

Benefits

This type of stretch can help to increase the flexibility and strength of the muscles on the front side of your hips, legs, feet, torso, neck, and head. This stretch can also help to improve the health of your stomach, muscles, ameliorate pain, and increase your youthfulness. Psychologically, this type of stretch can help to improve your sobriety, self-expression, sympathy, love of work, movement, and singing while dismantling addictions and eccentric behaviors.

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