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Stretch and Flex Exercise #31
Bent Knee Straddle
  first picture of bent knee straddle stretch
  • Keep a straight back, with your ear, shoulder, and hip lined up
  • Have a slight pelvic tilt
  • Place your hands behind your back for support
  • Place both legs out to the side, knees bent and toes pointing to the ceiling, in a bent knee straddle position
  • Hold on to your toes
  second picture of bent knee straddle stretch
  • Breathe slowly and deeply, exhaling as you extend the stretch
  • Keep holding on to your toes as you try to extend and straighten your legs to a full straddle

 

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