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. Single leg hip raises / glute bridges / hip extensions with leg lift, powerbag / sandbag good mornings and smith machine leg press / reverse squats are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as standing knee hugs. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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