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.
- Quadriceps Femoris
- Lay down on the side of the body.
- Keep the back straight.
- Keep the head aligned with the body.
- Flex the knee and hold the ankle of the flexed leg.
- Pull on the ankle to attempt to bring the heel to the pelvis.
Keep the thigh perpendicular to the floor. Never arch the back, remember to stretch the other side.