How to do the leaning figure four stretch

Instructions for leaning figure four:

Start by sitting on the floor with your knees bent and your feet flat on the ground.
Place your hands behind you to support your body and keep your back straight.
Cross one leg over the other so your ankle is resting on the knee of your lower leg and your other foot is flat on the floor.
Open your chest and extend your spine upwards.

What does leaning figure four help with?

Flexibility

What areas does leaning figure four exercise?

IT Band, Hips, Glutes, Lower Back

How is leaning figure four performed?

Floor

When should you avoid leaning figure four?

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