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Modified Thigh Stretch
 
From: FM 7-22 October 2012
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RECOVERY DRILL, MODIFIED EXERCISE 4: MODIFIED THIGH STRETCH

The instructor may modify the thigh stretch by decreasing the range of motion. The starting position may be assumed using the hands (Figure 103).

 

Figure 6-103. Modified thigh stretch (assuming the seated position)

The knee bend may be restricted so pull the leg slightly toward the front. Over time, the Soldier gradually increases the range of motion and works toward the standard execution of each exercise. The Soldier may also perform this exercise in a kneeling position, assuming the starting position from the modified extend and flex (Figure 6-104).

 

Figure 6-104. Modified thigh stretch starting positions

 

From: FM 7-22 October 2012 

  (Page last modified Feb 2, 2013)

 
 
 
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Chapter 1 Approach
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Chapter 6 Special Conditioning Programs
Chapter 7 Execution of Training
Chapter 8 Preparation and Recovery
Chapter 9 Strength and Mobility Activities
Chapter 10 Endurance and Mobility Activities
     
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