Standing Knee Hugs
- Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart. Maintain a tight core throughout. Lift your left knee up and towards your chest.
- Grab your left knee and pull it in as close as you can into your chest. Hold this stretch for 20 to 40 seconds.
- Slowly release the left leg to the ground and repeat on the other side.
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Standing knee hugs is a at-home work out exercise that targets glutes & hip flexors and hamstrings and also involves abs and calves. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Alternating curtsy lunges, resistance band squat and overhead press and foam roller inner thigh adductor / adduction stretch are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as standing knee hugs. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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