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Exercise Demonstrations

Gluteal and Outer Thigh Stretch

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Gluteal and Outer Thigh Stretch Exercise

Starting Position

This stretch is performed in a sitting position with your legs out in front of you.

Action

Cross one leg over the other so that your foot is perpendicular to your quad. Use your elbow for leverage to stretch looking away from the upright knee. Perform this exercise slowly alternating legs. Repeat twice for each leg.

Special Instructions

Do not lean too far back, your torso should be near (but not quite) in a perpendicular position to the floor.