How to do Hip Opener

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Low

Target Body Parts: glutes, quadriceps


Sit in a chair and lift one leg up and cross it so that your ankle is resting on the opposite knee. To increase the stretch, slowly push down on your bent knee but do not go past your point of tension. Keep your back straight in the chair and your head facing forward and keep your breathing normal.

How to make Hip Opener easier

Increase the stretch by leaning forwards from the hips with a straight back.

How to make Hip Opener more challenging

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