Band Hip Flexion

Band Hip Flexion


This exercise involves lifting one leg at a time while lying on your back, with the assistance of a resistance band wrapped around your foot. It targets the hip flexor muscles and can help improve flexibility and strength in the lower body.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Band Hip Flexion Instructions

  1. Start by lying on your back with your legs straight out in front of you.
  2. Bend your right knee and bring it towards your chest, keeping your left leg straight on the ground.
  3. Use your hands to hold onto your right knee and gently pull it towards your chest until you feel a stretch in your hip flexor.
  4. Hold the stretch for 15-30 seconds, then release and repeat on the other side.
  5. Repeat the exercise for 2-3 sets on each side.

Band Hip Flexion Form & Visual

Band Hip Flexion

Band Hip Flexion Benefits

  • Strengthens hip flexor muscles
  • Improves hip mobility and flexibility
  • Helps to prevent lower back pain
  • Can improve posture and balance
  • Can be done with minimal equipment

Band Hip Flexion Muscles Worked

  • Rectus femoris
  • Iliopsoas
  • Sartorius
  • Tensor fasciae latae

Band Hip Flexion Variations & Alternatives