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Hip and Back Stretch for Runners

How to Stretch Your Hip and Back

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Updated July 01, 2012

Hip and Lower Back Stretch

Hip and back stretch

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  • 1. Sit on the ground with your legs straight out in front of you.

    2. Lift your right leg and cross it over your left leg, which should stay straight.

    3. Pull your right leg to your chest and twist the trunk of your body to look over your right shoulder.

    4. Hold for 15-30 seconds.

    5. Change legs and repeat the sequence.

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