Lying Windmill

Stretching / Intermediate

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How to do Lying Windmill:

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lying windmill is a stretching exercise that primarily targets the hip flexors and to a lesser degree also targets the lower back, glutes and hamstrings ...more

lying windmill is a stretching exercise that primarily targets the hip flexors and to a lesser degree also targets the lower back, glutes and hamstrings.

The only lying windmill equipment that you really need is the following: exercise mat. There are however many different lying windmill variations that you can try out that may require different types of lying windmill equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper lying windmill form is easy with the step by step lying windmill instructions, lying windmill tips, and the instructional lying windmill technique video on this page. lying windmill is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the lying windmill video, learn how to do the lying windmill, and then be sure and browse through the lying windmill workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Your knees can be slightly bent, but try to get your leg to be parallel with your arm.
  2. Aim for up to 20 repetitions per each side.

Variations

  1. Sit upright on the floor and bring your feet together with your knees out to the sides. Raise and lower your knees like a butterfly.
  2. Lie on your back on an exercise mat with your feet on the floor, wider than shoulder width apart, and your knees up toward the ceiling. Bring your knees close together and then back out to the starting position.

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

Tips

  1. Your knees can be slightly bent, but try to get your leg to be parallel with your arm.
  2. Aim for up to 20 repetitions per each side.

Variations

  1. Sit upright on the floor and bring your feet together with your knees out to the sides. Raise and lower your knees like a butterfly.
  2. Lie on your back on an exercise mat with your feet on the floor, wider than shoulder width apart, and your knees up toward the ceiling. Bring your knees close together and then back out to the starting position.

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Compound