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Exercise 5

KNEE FLEX / IT BAND PULL

Video

 

INSTRUCTIONS

KNEE FLEX / IT BAND PULL

Focus for this exercise:

piriformis and glutes stretch.

 

Start with your back against the door.

 

One leg lifts up with the knee flexed with the strap around your ankle.

 

Gently pull down with the elbows slightly bent feeling the pull down with your shoulder blades.

 
 
Tips:
 

Keep your elbows close to your waist and pull your shoulders back and your shoulder blades together.

 

For hip stability try to keep your hips squared / in line.

 
 
 
Challenge:

Lift your heel up and down. This will strengthen your calf muscle.

 
 
Muscles Targeted:

piriformis and bicep femoris

 

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