Lying Hip Flexor Exercise Guide

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Lying Hip Flexor is a bodyweight exercise that works your .

Lying Hip Flexor is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your .

It requires no equipment to do.

Lying Hip Flexor
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How to do Lying Hip Flexor


Start off by lying on the floor with your hips and legs stacked upon each other.

Take the foot on the upper leg and stretch out such that the heel looks like it is about to hit the glutes and pinch.

Keep this stretch for 15 to 30 seconds and replicate on the opposite side and hip.

Illustrated Guide

Learn how to do lying hip flexor from this step-by-step illustrations:

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Muscles Worked

The muscles used for lying hip flexor may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for lying hip flexor are:

Primary Muscles

Synergyst Muscles

  • Abs
  • Glutes

Frequently Asked Questions

What muscles does Lying Hip Flexor work?
Lying Hip Flexor works .
What is Lying Hip Flexor good for?
Lying Hip Flexor is beneficial for conditioning, for stretching and to strengthen. It works the best for , as it works . Lying Hip Flexor is a great bodyweight exercise for men, men over 50, women and women over 50.
Is Lying Hip Flexor a good exercise?
Lying Hip Flexor is a popular bodyweight exercise for .

Training, Progressions and Regressions

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Lying Hip Flexor Training and Progressions

Standards and Averages

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Lying Hip Flexor Standards and Averages


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Lying Hip Flexor Alternatives


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Lying Hip Flexor Variations

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Type(s) Bodyweight, Calisthenic, Strength, Compound
Muscles Worked Abdominals, Gluteus
Difficulty Level(s) Basic, Easy
Equipment No Equipment
Location At Gym, At Home, Outdoor

Muscles Worked

Target muscle(s)
Synergyst muscle(s) Abs, Glutes

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