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How To Stretch Your Quadriceps

Watch more Stretching Exercises videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/551-Stretching-Exercises Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Prevent injuries by learning the proper way to stretch your quadriceps. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Face wall Stand facing a wall, and place your right hand against it for support. Tip This is a great stretch to do at the office to take a break from sitting. Step 2: Hold foot against butt Bend your right knee, bring your right foot up to your butt, and grab a hold of this foot with your left hand. The knee should feel like it is bent at a natural angle. Step 3: Pull heel Gently pull your heel to your buttock until you feel slight tension, and push your pelvis forward. Step 4: Hold stretch Hold this stretch for 10-20 seconds. Step 5: Repeat w/ other leg Release your right leg to the floor, place your left hand against the wall, and repeat the stretch with your left leg. Step 6: Repeat w/ right leg Release your left leg to the floor and repeat the stretch on your right leg again. This time go a bit further into the stretch until you feel a comfortable tension. Hold for up to 30 seconds. Step 7: Repeat w/ left leg Release your right leg to the floor and repeat the stretch on your left leg again. This time go a bit further into the stretch until you feel a comfortable tension. Hold for up to 30 seconds. Step 8: Release stretch Release your left leg to the floor. Isn't it nice to have unconditional support? Did You Know? Your quads, or quadriceps femoris, are the biggest muscle group in your body.
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