Thigh Stretches

Stretching exercises for the quadriceps and hamstring muscles. Lying quad stretch, sitting hamstring stretch, partner hamstring stretching.

This is a variation of the more common standing quad stretch, which may be easier to perform for some people.

The hamstrings are probably the most commonly tight muscles and this can contribute towards lower back pain.

This really stretches the Rectus Femoris muscle as it crosses both the hip and knee joints. However, don't perform this stretch if you have any kind of knee injury, as it is pretty hard on the knee.

 The hamstrings are probably the most commonly tight muscles and this can contribute towards lower back pain.

 Standing quad stretch. This has to be one of the most recognised and commonly used stretches.

The hamstrings are probably the most commonly tight muscles and this can contribute towards lower back pain.