Yoga at your Desk

Posted by Grace on June 20, 2014

Here are more exercises at your desk for stretching those tight hips:

Seated Hip Stretch

  • Plant one foot flat on the ground.
  • Cross the other foot over the thigh, with the ankle just past the thigh.
  • Flex your foot to safeguard your knee.
  • Sit tall, then gently fold forward, as far as you can go. If you experience knee pain, ease back.
  • You can gently press down on your bent knee for a better stretch of the hips.
  • Hold for a few breaths, then repeat on the other side.

Seated Hip StretchQuad Stretch

  • Hold a chair or table for support.
  • Bend your standing leg and reach for the other leg.
  • Reach down and grasp your ankle.
  • Knock your knees together, then straighten your standing leg.
  • Repeat on other side.

Quad StretchKnee-to-Chest stretch

  • Sit with a supported back and one foot flat on the ground.
  • Raise your leg with your hand on the shin.
  • Gently hug your knee to your chest and hold.
  • Repeat on other side.

Knee to Chest Stretch

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