The Figure 4 With Leg Extension Exercise is a great way to lengthen your hamstrings and glutes, helping you to build stability in your golf swing and to avoid injury.
The Figure 4 With Leg Extension Exercise forms part of the Golf Recovery & Regeneration series of innovative and dynamic exercises that will help to improve the health and quality of your muscle tissues and joints, helping you to perform better on and off the golf course.
- Start by lying in a supine position (on your back, face up), with your right ankle crossed over your left thigh, and your left leg bent at the knee.
- Holding your left thigh with both hands, actively bring it towards your chest until you feel a stretch in your left glutes.
- Gently increase the stretch by pulling your left thigh closer to your chest.
- Straighten your left leg to stretch your hamstrings.
- Bring your left toes down towards your face to stretch your calf.
- Hold for 5 to 10 deep breaths, in and out.
- Relax and then repeat on the other side.
You should feel it stretching your hamstrings, glutes and calf.
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