Posted by: old_user on Apr-24-11 11:12 AM (EST)
This sequence is a perennial favorite for my students. It lengthens three sides of the legs, but omits the quadriceps. I do recommend adding a quadriceps stretch to this wonderful sequence just to round it out.
One nice option for folks who are newer to stretching and/or who are particularly tight (and for folks more experienced, too) is to be near a wall and support your leg on the wall when you bring it out to the side or across to the opposite side of the body. This can help prevent over-stretching.
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