BEST LEG STRETCHES
FOR TIGHT MUSCLES
WHEN SHOULD I STRETCH MY LEGS?
Stretching is best done AFTER
a workout so you can hold for 30-60 seconds. This will allow the body to cool down!
Try these 8 exercises
How Long Should I
Hold Each Stretch?
Hold each stretch for
anywhere between 30-60
seconds at a time. If you
find a spot that feels "tight"
hold it a little longer.
8 BEST LEG STRETCHES FOR TIGHT MUSCLES
to see the BEST 8 Leg Stretches to help your lower body feel better after a tough workout!
STANDING QUAD STRETCH
quads & core
Hang onto a wall or a pole (if you're outside) for balance! Squeeze the knees together!
PRONE QUAD STRETCH
Similar to the standing quad stretch, but requiring less balance, you can lay down!
Hips and quads
if this is too much on the knees or hips, take this to a lying position on your back!
hamstrings & core
Bring a slight bend into the knees to lessen the stretch through the hamstrings.
DOWNWARD DOG STRETCH
Hamstrings & Calves
Press your open armpits to the floor and press the heels to the ground.
LYING HAMSTRING STRETCH
If you don't have a resistance band feel free to use a towel to help deepen the stretch.
SEATED CALF STRETCH
If you don't have a resistance band you can also use a towel for this one as well.
STANDING CALF STRETCH
Hold onto a wall or pole to help deepen the stretch. Press the back heel into the floor and bend the front knee to help!
SCREENSHOT THE WORKOUT
1. Standing Quad Stretch
2. Prone Quad Stretch
3. Pigeon Pose
5. Lying Hamstring Stretch
6. Downward Dog
7. Seated Calf Stretch
8. Standing Calf Stretch
60 seconds (holding) for each move
Repeat x 2 for an amazing 18 minutes of stretching!
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