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Personal Exercise Program

Lower Back
Hamstring (Modified)
Hip Flexor Muscle
Upper Back
Hip Flexor Muscle Stretch Hip Flexor Muscle

Kneel on one knee with the foot of your second leg placed on the ground in front. Place your hand on the ground, one on either side of your forward leg. Tighten your buttocks muscles and bring your body weight forward into a gentle lunged position. Keep both knees bent at about a 90 degree angle (Do not over bend the knees) Hold this stretch 20 to 30 seconds. Repeat this stretch on the opposite side.

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Not all exercises or diets are suitable for everyone. Before you begin this program, you should have permission from your doctor to participate in vigorous exercise and change of diet. If you feel discomfort or pain when you exercise, do not continue. The instructions and advice presented are in no way intended as a substitute for medical counseling. The creators, producers, participants and distributors of this site disclaim any liability or loss in connection with the exercise and advice provided here.

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