Forward fold

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Level: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Region:

Hips, Back

Starting position:

Standing facing away from the anchor point

Strap length:

Mid-length

Functional classification:

Flexibility

Description:

Stand with your feet wider than shoulder-width apart. Grip the straps behind the body at glute level. Curve forward, bring your chin toward the chest and rotate the palms upwards. Lower yourself into a half-squat and bring the torso closer toward the hips. Straighten your knees, shift the weight forward and extend the back. Perform the exercise smoothly, avoiding sharp movements. Do not hold your breath. Maintain tension on the suspension trainer.

Recommended load:

10 sec.

Benefits of exercise

The full tilt of the 4 levels on the FISIO functional loops is performed dynamically

This exercise is aimed at stretching the biceps of the thigh, back and calf muscles. Due to the fact that an additional squat is performed at the lower point, the biceps muscle receives maximum traction. For those with sufficiently developed flexibility, you can perform this exercise to feel the stretching of the biceps of the thigh. 

The biceps of the hip plays a huge role in exercises such as squats, lunges and deadlifts. If the muscle is not elastic, then it will be difficult to perform these exercises technically, since the muscles simply will not allow them to work in full amplitude. Therefore, to improve your technique in strength exercises, do not forget about stretching exercises.

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