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Groin Stretch for Runners

How to Stretch Your Groin

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Updated July 01, 2012

Groin Stretch for Runners
Photo by George Doyle
This groin stretch, known as the butterfly stretch, stretches the inner thighs and groin area.

1. Sit with the soles of your feet touching in front of you and your knees out to the sides.

2. Move your feet as close to your groin as possible. Your knees should be as close to the ground as possible.

3. If the stretch feels too easy, lean forward, as if to touch your nose to the ground. But be careful not to overdo it.

4. Hold the stretch for 15 to 30 seconds.

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