We all know how a flight leaves the body feeling. This is a 20-minute stretching / reactivating sequence from Kim Saha, ex-athlete and ex-physio with Team GB international squads. Careful about watching it over a hotel wifi or on your roaming data allowance of course – maybe check it out beforehand and take a few notes.
Here – from the Primal Movements FB page. The key muscle in ensuring the knee is FULLY straightened is the vastus medialis obliquus. Squats are a great exercise for general leg strengthening, but they do relatively little to train the last few degrees of leg straightening. The exercises in the video provide stimulus over the right range of movement. Click on ‘See more . . .’ to the top right of the video (in a browser) to read more. (You’ll need a Facebook account – please contact the webmaster if you can’t see the video.)
Here‘s a good test. Can you do your 10cm ?