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Glute Stretch

A static stretch for the gluteal muscles, or glutes

Tags: middle school, stretches & strength, static stretches



  1. Start by lying flat on the back with the knees bent and the feet on the floor.
  2. Rest one ankle on top of the opposite knee.
  3. Reaching through the legs, gently pull the bottom thigh towards the chest, raising the bottom foot off the ground.
  4. Hold the stretch and then repeat on the other side.

Performance Points:

  • This stretch should be felt in the glutes of the top leg.
  • Relax the torso and neck, letting the head rest on the ground.
  • Don't overstretch; maintain a comfortable level of tension.

Training Specifics:

Duration / Reps: 30 seconds on each side

When: During the post-workout, cool-down routine


  • Increases flexibility in the gluteal muscles

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