It is a stretching exercise for the quadriceps. It does not require any equipment and can be done at home or in a weight room. The English name for the exercise is sidelying quadriceps. It may be good to do this exercise with squats or lunges.

Body Parts

  • Legs
  • Quadriceps Femoris

Position

  • Lay down on the side of the body.
  • Keep the back straight.
  • Keep the head aligned with the body.

Execution

  • Flex the knee and hold the ankle of the flexed leg.
  • Pull on the ankle to attempt to bring the heel to the pelvis.

Care

Keep the thigh perpendicular to the floor. Never arch the back, remember to stretch the other side.

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