Single-hip flexion with elastic 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. It can be done anywhere with an elastic band.

Body Parts

  • Hips
  • Legs
  • Hip Flexors
  • Quadriceps Femoris

Position

  • nstall the elastic band at the base of the leg of the chair.
  • Stand upright next to the chair, body straight.
  • Attach the elastic band to the ankle and lift the leg slightly backwards.
  • Keep the free leg upright and the knee slightly bent.
  • Press one hand on the chair.
  • Keep your back straight.
  • Enter the belly and contract the abs.
  • Keep your head aligned with the trunk.

Execution

  • Bend the hip forward as far as possible without bending the knee

Care

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

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