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Core Stability – Hip Flexor Stretch

Half kneel stretch

Purpose: this form of stretch is helpful in opening up the hips for movements such as squat and deadlift. Certain people with lower back pain can also benefit from this.


  1. Kneel on the ground with one knee on the ground, have the arm on the same side positioned behind your hip or pelvis
  2. Begin by shifting your weight forward onto your front leg and apply forward pressure against your hip or pelvis.
  3. Hold for 30s, repeat 3 times, for added stretch attempt to clench your buttocks tightly.

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