Standing Quadricep Stretch
- Stand next to a wall or stationary object to support your balance.
- Grasp the top of your right ankle or forefoot with your right hand and pull the ankle or foot towards your buttocks.
- Straighten the right hip by moving your knee slightly backwards and making sure it faces the floor. Don’t let your knee flare out towards the side
- Hold the stretch and repeat on the left leg.
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Standing quadricep stretch is a gym work out exercise that targets quadriceps and also involves glutes & hip flexors. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Duck walks / squats, overhead dumbbell squats and wall sit / squats / chair are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as standing quadricep stretch. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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