Butterfly Stretch

Exercise Mat Groin: Inner Thigh

This stretch focuses on the groin (inner thigh) and gluteal muscles.


  1. Start this exercise by sitting on a mat with your legs stretched out.

  2. Pull the bottoms of your feet together, and let your knees fall toward the floor. Hold for 10-12 seconds and release. Keep your back straight. If you can't, keep your back against a wall, with your buttocks as close to the wall as you can.

  3. To increase the intensity of this stretch, pull your body forward over your feet or press down on your knees with your elbows.
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