This stretch promotes optimal posture and pelvis placement by stretching the front of the hip.
Stand with your feet shoulder width part.
Step forward with your right leg. Bend the knee of your right leg while keeping your left leg straight. Your left toes should be pointing slightly inwards.
Draw your abdominals inward and tighten
Tighten your buttocks while pushing your hips forward until a mild tension is felt in the front of your left hip.
Raise your left arm straight up in the air and over to the opposite side while maintaining the position of your pelvis.
From this slight side bend position, begin to extend your left arm behind you to increase the stretch.
Hold the stretch for a minimum of 20 seconds and then repeat the exercise with your left leg forward and your right arm extended.
Where you should feel it
This exercise will stretch the front hip area of the straight leg.