The Seated V-Stance is a static stretching exercise, which focuses on improving flexibility of knee flexor and trunk extensor musculature, reducing the risk of injury and aids in the muscle recovery process.

© by IAAPH GmbH

© by IAAPH GmbH



  1. Place floor mat on the ground
  2. Sit down and abduct hips to a “V” with knees extended
  3. Lean forward with upper body and reach for each foot and down the middle of the “V” with both hands
  4. Grab toes if possible for an additional calve stretch

Targeted Musculature

  • Hamstrings (knee flexors)
  • Erector Spinae (trunk extensor)
  • Gastrocnemius (plantar flexor)
  • Soleus (plantar flexor)

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