Activity: (VIDEO) ▶️ Shallow hip flexor stretch
SummaryStretch for the anterior aspect of the hip, involving the iliacus, psoas muscles.
- standing in a shallow lunge position
- slightly tuck the pelvis, or posteriorly tilt it, as you move it forward (for iliacus)
- reach the stretch side arm up or slightly over to the other side, to help lengthen or sideflex the lumbar spine (for psoas)
- stretch should be felt primary in the anterior aspect of the hip
- hold and repeat as needed