Put the sole of your right foot flat on the floor next to your left knee as you bring your right leg toward you and crosses it over your left.
Keep your chest and shoulders up and your back straight as you do the stretch, she instructs.
The gluteus maximus and medius muscles may benefit greatly from the standing figure-4 stretch (also known as a standing glute stretch).
Keep your back straight as you gently tilt forward, moving your hips rearward until you feel a stretch in your right glute.
Hold this position for 20 to 30 seconds, or until you feel a stretch in the glute of the lifted leg, by crossing your right ankle over your left knee
Anyone who practices or watches kickboxing has undoubtedly executed or seen a high kick. According to Lohre, high kicks are among the most active stretches for the glutes.
Start by taking a step forward with one foot; with your next stride, arc your opposing leg forward into your hands in a controlled arc.