The Single Leg Romanian Deadlift with Quadriceps Stretch warms up the musculature of the anterior and posterior thigh used during sprinting and explosive jumping.

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Aside from preparing you for explosive movements on the court, the single leg Romanian deadlift and quadriceps stretch reduces the risk of pulling a muscle, improves flexibility of the hamstrings and quadriceps and enhances your dynamic stability during groundstrokes.

We also have more info on the benefits of a proper warm up routine.

Single Leg Romanian Deadlift Progressions

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The single leg Romanian deadlift with quadriceps stretch is used by professional athletes. If you are new to exercise or play tennis recreationally then check out the Single Leg Romanian Deadlift Stretch.

Single Leg Romanian Deadlift Quadriceps Stretch Summary

Quadriceps stretch

Single Leg Romanian Deadlift Quadriceps Stretch

  1. Stand on the left leg
  2. Right hand grabs the toes of the right foot
  3. Pull the right foot towards the buttocks while lowering the upper-body as far towards the ground as possible
  4. Maintain stability and hold stretch for a second
  5. Return upper-body to normal position and release the right hand
  6. Stand on the right leg and repeat with left hand/foot

Targeted Musculature

  • Hamstrings
  • Quadriceps



More Dynamic Stretches

Of course we have more great dynamic stretches that you can do before you start playing tennis to get yourself prepared and ready for action.


Simply chose 6-8 dynamic stretches for your dynamic stretch routine that warm up the major muscle groups of the legs and hips and you are ready to go!

Here are a few suggestions:

Other Static Stretches For You

Apart from the single leg Romanian deadlift quadriceps stretch we have some other static stretches for you that target the muscles acting on the hip and the knee.

You can use these stretches during the cool down once you are finished with your match or training session.

Simply click on them to learn more or watch the videos:

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