When you get to stretch your musclesYou should not forget about the small muscle groups that play an essential role in our movements.
Today we tell you the role of the adductors to prevent injury.
When we talk about "adductors" We need to keep in mind that the adductor muscles of the hip It is made up of 5 muscles: adductor magnus, adductor long, adductor short, pectineal, and graceful.
As we see in the image, all originate in the pubis and are inserted along the femur, except for the graceful one that reaches the tibia.
Therefore, depending on the objective of the stretch, we will have to perform one and another position as you see below:
Due to its main function of adduction (bringing the leg towards the central axis of the body), when it comes to running, they do not have a primary role as if presented by the flexo-extensor muscles of the hip-knee.
However, chen the speed or force to be performed increases, its implication is still greaterr.
Therefore injuries are common in these muscles caused during a sprint, sudden change of pace or address.
One more step
To intensify the stretch you can perform exercises with the help of the wall or the floor as we show you below:
The very important abdominal muscles
Finally, one of the most important aspects to take into account is el Balancing the abdominal musclesly adductor, since in cases of weakness or imbalance, increases the probability of groin.
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