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How to do a Psoas Stretch – Hamstring Flexion/Extension

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This beginner mobility exercise will relieve tension and free up ease in the psoas (front of the hip), lower back, and hamstrings (back of the legs).

✔️How to do the Psoas Stretch in Active Resistance Training®

– Kneel on a foam yoga block with one leg forward – Push down into front heel.

– Lean your chest as far forward as possible, pulling your hips back, and place your hands on another foam yoga block. Keep your chest parallel to the floor.

– Lean back, extending the front leg as far into a straight leg as is possible.

– Then lift the chest and lean forward into bending the front leg, lengthening the back leg so the front of the back hip straightens out.

– Press the back hip toward the floor. Pull the navel back while doing so.

– Rock forward and back trying to push just a little further in each direction each time.

– Start with 10 repetitions and work up to timed sequences of up to a full minute.

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Terri Walsh is the creator of the Active Resistance Training® Method, and a celebrity Trainer and 35 year veteran of the fitness industry in NYC. She now teaches online and Livestream fitness classes exclusively since her move to Costa Rica in 2014.

Terri was the first Creative Director of Programming at Crunch Fitness and she also headlined five different shows on Crunch Fitness’ ESPN2 including “Washboard Abs” videos. She created the “Yoga Block Workouts” which were featured in Self, Women’s Health, Shape, Crunch Gyms, and many more. Terri is an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor and Nutrition Specialist. She’s been interviewed, quoted, and featured in numerous beauty, fashion, print, and television media over the length of her continuing career.

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