Stretching is a must before and after you do any type of physical activity to relieve muscle tension and prevent cramping. But after sitting on a plane for hours, it’s especially important to get the blood flowing back into your lower body. Watch the video to see fitness expert Lauren Williams demonstrate a quad stretch that is easy and simple enough to do anywhere, including your hotel room

RELATED: How to Use A Foam Roller to Roll Out Your Quads

Don’t have time to watch? Read the full transcript:

Stand in an upright position. Balance on your left leg, grab your right ankle and pull it towards your butt, keeping your knees together. Repeat on the other side.

Relieve muscle tension and prevent cramping

Health.com
September 26, 2016

Stretching is a must before and after you do any type of physical activity to relieve muscle tension and prevent cramping. But after sitting on a plane for hours, it’s especially important to get the blood flowing back into your lower body. Watch the video to see fitness expert Lauren Williams demonstrate a quad stretch that is easy and simple enough to do anywhere, including your hotel room

RELATED: How to Use A Foam Roller to Roll Out Your Quads

Don’t have time to watch? Read the full transcript:

Stand in an upright position. Balance on your left leg, grab your right ankle and pull it towards your butt, keeping your knees together. Repeat on the other side.