Quadricep Stretch Exercise Guide
Quadricep Stretch is a bodyweight exercise that works your quadriceps.
Quadricep Stretch is a great basic move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your hips, legs, lower body and upper legs.
It requires no equipment to do.
How to do Quadricep Stretch
Kneel with leg on lined mat with other foot put forward. Put palms on hip. Grasp other hand under top of foot.
Drive hip forward and pull foot toward rear end. Hold stretch. Repeat with opposite side.
Rear knee should be completely flexed to keep emphasis on Quadriceps, particularly Rectus Femoris.
A thickly folded towel can be placed under upper hip if lumbar spine hyperextension would otherwise be uncomfortable. A thickly folded towel can be placed under knee to further stretch Rectus Femoris.
Learn how to do quadricep stretch from this step-by-step illustrations:
The muscles used for quadricep stretch may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for quadricep stretch are:
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|Type(s)||Bodyweight, Calisthenic, Strength, Isolated|
|Muscles Worked||Abdominals, Quadriceps, Pectorals|
|Difficulty Level(s)||Basic, Easy, Simple|
|Location||At Gym, At Home, Outdoor|