The Hip 90/90 Stretch could much become a quick clean to your squat technique. And this is definitely beneficial for those who are experiencing a little bit of trouble in stretching out their lower backs and legs.
2-3 times per week
Lower Back, Groin, Legs, Knees
Easy to Moderate
Take careful consideration if you have knee, legs, or hip injuries, then please exercise caution. You must consult your doctor before doing such an exercise.
Number of Reps and/or Length of Time
10-20 secs hold
Repeat 2-3 times
20-30 secs hold
Repeat 3-4 times
30-60 secs hold
Focus Point: You may perform this exercise upon waking up or as part of your warm-up routine or anytime throughout the day. It is advisable, though, to perform this exercise 3 times a week with as many 2-minute reps as possible within a session.
Watch the instructional video, then read the following for clarification.
Sit straight in your mat. Bend your right knee 90-degrees in front of you with the bottom of your fee facing left.
For the other knee, bend it towards the opposite side as the other bent knee.
Flaten both legs and right butt cheek on the floor
Hold for to your level as described above.
Reverse your position
Rest for 60 seconds & repeat
Choose a fitness regime that fits into your lifestyle. Though do try to make it at least 4 vigorous sessions of a minimum of 30 minutes each.
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