Advanced Shin Stretch

This stretch should only be attempted by those who can feel no stretch in the shin stretch and standing shin stretch.

Teaching Points

  • Kneel with your shins flat on the ground.
  • Place your hands on the floor next to your knees.
  • Raise your knees of the floor, keep your heels and knees together and feet on the floor.
  • Hold for between 10 and 30 seconds.


  • Shin stretch.

Muscles Stretched

  • Tibialis Anterior.
  • Extensor Digitorum Longus.
  • Extensor Hallucis Longus.