Groin Stretches are performed to stretch the inner thigh muscles the hip adductors located on the inner side of hip and thigh in different positions.
Generally people use the inner thigh muscles to a lesser level during routine daily activities. Therefore, these muscles tend to be weaker than other muscles in the thigh and hip areas and can become fatigued faster as a result. Participating in occasional activities such as walking or running on hilly terrain, climbing up and down stair can sometimes lead to muscle twitching sensations, a sign of fatigue, in the inner thigh. If this occurs, it is recommended that the affected muscles be stretched for a couple of minutes to loosen them up.
The activity can then be resumed after stretching in most cases, It is beneficial to perform a series of light stretches before starting any type of exercise, sport, or strenuous activity. This decreases the possibility of injury or discomfort to any muscle group of the body.
The target muscles for this stretch—the adductor brevis, adductor longus, adductor magnus, gracilis, sartorius, and pectineus—are located on the medial (inner) side of the hip and thigh. These muscles are fairly large and are responsible for hip adduction (i.e. bringing the leg toward the midline of the body).
Butterfly groin stretch supine
Butterfly groin stretch in sitting with flexion
Adductors stretch in sitting with partner
Adductors stretch in sitting
Adductors stretch in Side Lunge