Adductor and Groin Stretch Videos

Watch the groin stretching videos below to improve your groin flexibility and relieve tight groin and adductor muscles.

by Brad Walker | First Published August 21, 2010 | Updated September 2, 2017

Groin stretches are important for the flexibility and range of motion of the groin and adductors muscles. Good groin flexibility allows for the unrestricted and pain free movement of the groin and legs.

Sports that benefit from the groin stretches below include: Basketball and Netball; Cycling; Hiking, Backpacking, Mountaineering and Orienteering; Ice Hockey and Field Hockey; Ice Skating, Roller Skating and Inline Skating; Martial Arts; Running, Track and Cross Country; running sports like Football, Soccer, Gridiron and Rugby; Snow Skiing and Water Skiing; Surfing; Walking and Race Walking; Wrestling.

Adductor and Groin Muscles being Stretched

During the following groin stretch videos there are a number of muscles within the groin and upper leg that are stretched. Below is a comprehensive list of the anatomical muscle names involved in the following groin stretches.

  • Adductor Longus, Brevis and Magnus
  • Gracilis
  • Pectineus

Sitting Adductor and Groin Stretch (1:00) Sit with the soles of your feet together and bring your feet towards your groin. Hold onto your ankles and push your knee towards the ground with your elbows. Keep your back straight and upright, and use your elbows to regulate the intensity of this stretch. Hold the stretch position for a minimum of 20 seconds.

Squatting Adductor and Groin Stretch (1:22) Stand with your feet wide apart. Keep one leg straight and toes facing forward while bending the other leg and turning your toes out to the side. Lower your groin towards the ground and rest your hands on the bent knee or the ground. Increase the intensity of this stretch by lowering yourself towards the ground. Hold the stretch position for a minimum of 20 seconds and then repeat with the opposite leg.

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