- Stand on your left leg, one knee touching the other. You can hold a chair or the wall to keep you steady if needed.
- Grab your right foot, using your right hand, and pull it towards your butt. …
- Hold the position for 20 to 30 seconds, then repeat, switching from your left leg to your right.
Repetitive movement, poor posture, and constantly sitting in a sedentary lifestyle force hip flexors into a constantly-shortened position, creating one of many the reasons for tight hamstrings.