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#336868 - 11/11/05 04:05 PM Leg stretching... thing
Trarup Offline
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Registered: 03/17/05
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Loc: Kamloops, B.C., Canada
I have no idea what its called, but i just did this stretch where you lay on the floor with your legs straight up and against the wall. all you do is lay there, read a book, take a nap, whatever you feel like doing, while you let gravity pull your legs down on either side of you. just spent 10 minutes like that and i must say i am very impressed. such a good stretch off of that.
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#336869 - 11/11/05 09:35 PM Re: Leg stretching... thing [Re: Trarup]
Joe7987 Offline
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Registered: 10/26/05
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Loc: Orlando, FL
What did it stretch? Were your legs together or apart? Straight up or at angles?

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#336870 - 11/11/05 11:41 PM Re: Leg stretching... thing [Re: Joe7987]
hawkfish Offline
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Registered: 10/11/05
Posts: 28
Loc: Illinois USA
I have done the same thing. My Sensei told me to try it one day and it does help.

Below is a link to some info about it.

http://www.exrx.net/Stretches/HipAdductors/LyingWallGroin.html

They call it the lying wall groin stretch.


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#336871 - 11/12/05 01:20 AM Re: Leg stretching... thing [Re: hawkfish]
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That's a great passive static stretch for the adductors.

Just save that type of stretching for after class
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#336872 - 11/13/05 07:06 PM Re: Leg stretching... thing [Re: MikeMartial]
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ok thanks for the strech. the problem i have with my kicks is my flexabile.
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