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10/29/13 1:46 P

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I don't know what I did before I found the seated piriformis stretch! I work at a desk and it's impossible for me to lay on the floor and do stretches during the day. This one is a life saver!!



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Another enthusiastic vote for the second stretch posted above. I do that one after every run and it stretches everywhere I need to be stretched. Love it!



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Sitting at my desk doing some of these now. Thank you!



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Just to add... the second link Coach Jen posted is an amazing stretch for the piraformis (as long as you have the flexibility), love that one. Very effective. To get a deeper stretch, slowly extend your arms on the floor out in front of you.


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Here are a few good stretches for the piriformis:

www.webmd.com/back-pain/piriformis-stretch

sportsmedicine.about.com/od/flexibilityand
stretching/qt/Piriformis_str.htm


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Any runners out there have good suggestions for stretching out my piraformis? It gets sp tight and none of the stretches I'm doing seem to help.



 
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