Low pulley single-hip flexion is an exercise which solicits the hip flexors, more particularly the iliac psoas. It can be used as a rehabilitation exercise for an injury, but also to tone the targeted region. You need a training pulley to do the exercice.

Body Parts

  • Legs
  • Hip Flexors


  • Place the pulley at its lowest level.
  • Place the top of the back against the machine with the body straight.
  • Attach the strap to the ankle and lightly lift up towards the back.
  • Keep the free leg vertical with its knee slightly bent.
  • Place hands on a stabilizer.
  • Keep back straight.
  • Suck in the stomach and contract the abdominals.
  • Keep head aligned with torso.


  • Pull legs towards the front as far as possible without bending the knee.


Never arc the back. Keep the abdominals contracted. Never lock the knees.