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A stretching exercise (figure 58) that improves the flexibility of muscles at the front of the lower leg and the iliopsoas (a composite of two muscles at the front of the thigh). It also helps to relieve muscle soreness in the shins.

▪ Kneel on the floor. Turn to the right and press down on your right ankle with your right hand. Slowly move your pelvis forwards. Hold the stretch for 6 seconds, relax, then repeat on the opposite side.

▪ Kneel on the floor. Turn to the right and press down on your right ankle with your right hand. Slowly move your pelvis forwards. Hold the stretch for 6 seconds, relax, then repeat on the opposite side.

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