Prone Rectus Femoris Stretch With Strap

Prone Rectus Femoris Stretch With Strap

  • HOW: Lay face down with a towel or strap around your ankle. Use the strap to pull your ankle towards your butt. Make sure to keep the pelvis tilted posterior (tucking your tailbone to keep a flat low back) while performing this stretch.
 
  • FEEL: You will feel the stretch on the front of your thigh.
 
  • COMPENSATION: Avoid arching your back as you perform this exercise. You can prevent this by tucking your tailbone underneath you prior to bending your knee.

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