Quad Stretches - Work Those Major Muscles

Quad stretches is important to help lengthen the quad muscles. The quad is located on the front of the thigh and is one of the major leg muscles. It is important to stretch this muscle group after your various leg workouts or runs.

The Different Stretches You Will Learn

  • Basic Quad Stretch


  • Butterfly stretch


  • Looking at ceiling stretch


  • Lie-on-your-belly stretch


  • Leg extensions on chair

Basic Quad Stretch

  • Stand with your legs shoulder width apart.


  • Using both hands, hold your right foot such that your heel is resting on your buttcheek and your knees are touching one another


  • Hold the stretch for 10 seconds and repeat for the other foot.

Butterfly Stretch

  • Instead of sitting with your legs cross, keep your feet together.


  • Hold on to your feet, and slowly pull your feet towards your groin area until you feel the stretch.


  • Hold the stretch for 10 seconds.


Tip: For an extra oomph, you can lean forward to increase the intensity of the stretch.

Looking At Ceiling Stretch

  • Sit like traditional Japanese women do and place your hands on your feet.


  • Slowly push yourself up, such that your back is arched and you are looking at the ceiling.


  • Hold the stretch for 10 seconds.

Lie-On-Your-Tummy Stretch

  • Lie face down on a mat.


  • Hold your right foot with your right leg.


  • Slowly pull your foot forward, until you feel the stretch.


  • Hold the stretch for 10 seconds.


  • Repeat the stretch for your left leg.

Leg Extensions On Chair

  • Sit on a chair and raise your right leg such that it is parallel to the floor.


  • Keeping your leg straight, move your right leg out to the right until you feel the stretch.


  • Hold the stretch for 10 seconds.


  • Repeat the stretch now for your left leg (move your left leg to the left).

Final Words From Azri

These are the various stretches that I enjoy doing. You might find other stretches from various other books and online resources, but I feel that if you do the ones here regularly, it is good enough.

Remember that I showed you different types of stretching for you to increase the variety of your workouts. So experiment with the various stretches and see which ones you enjoy most. If you know a certain stretch, feel free to share it with the rest of us!

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