Quadriceps (rectus femoris bias) stretch: side lying
A side-lying stretch for the quadriceps.
- laying on one side with the stretch-side up
- loop a towel or one end of a strap over the ankle of the top leg, while grasping the other end with the top hand
- gently pull the leg back, extending the hip and flexing the knee, until a stretch is felt on the anterior aspect of the thigh
- hold and repeat as needed