Lying Abductor Stretch
- Sit on the ground with your legs extended
- Turn sideways and lean on your hand
- Bring your opposite leg up and place it in front of your other knee
- Push your body up with your arm, but make sure to keep your hip on the ground
Primary muscles: Tensor fasciae latae. Gluteus medius and mininus.
Secondary muscles: Sartorius. Quadratus lumborum.
Injury where stretch may be useful: Trochanteric bursitis. Iliotibial band syndrome.
Note: In order to increase the intensity of this stretch, move your hand away from your body and lower yourself towards the ground.