(VIDEO) ▶️ Knee flexion, hip extension stretch: standing

A simple knee flexion stretch in standing, involving the quadriceps, in particular the rectus femoris, and the hip flexor (iliopsoas).

  • standing on one leg, bend the stretch-side knee up, grasping the top of the foot
  • extend the stretch-side hip back while also bending the knee until a comfortable stretch is felt
  • hold and repeat as needed