HIPS

Best Hip Flexor Stretch

Overview Hip flexor tightness is very common in today’s society. We sit too much and we never seem to explore our full hip flexion or full hip extension range of motion. This is an amazing exercise to work on combating your hip flexor tightness and work on improving...

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Hip Adductor PAILS RAILS

OVERVIEW The hip adductors are very often overlooked when it comes to mobility training, especially for squatting. Tight hip adductors may actually cause the dreaded “butt wink” or lower back rounding at the bottom of the squat. Try this exercise and retest your squat...

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Hip Abduction Lift-Offs

Overview Training hip abduction is often overlooked. Shoot, too many people neglect the frontal plane altogether. Here’s a great exercise to work on strengthening your hip abductors near their end ranges of motion. This exercise will not only strengthen your hip...

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Terminal Hip Extension

OVERVIEW Hip extension is kind of an important range of motion to have... Especially if you walk. Or run. And we’re pretty sure the majority of you do both! It’s one of the most common ranges of motion we find that people have, but can’t control. What do we mean by...

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Hip External Rotation PAILs / RAILs

OVERVIEW Hip external rotation is another important range of motion for hip joint health as well as several exercises. Like squatting! Since we sit so much during the day, this is another range of motion that is often lacking. Incorporate this stretch into your...

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Hip Internal Rotation PAILs / RAILs

OVERVIEW Hip internal rotation is a very important range of motion. It’s important for things like squatting. Not to mention overall joint health! Did you know that hip internal rotation is usually the first range of motion lost at the hip and may indicate the need...

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Couch Stretch PAILs / RAILs

OVERVIEW The couch stretch is an amazing stretch for improving hip mobility, but it’s often overlooked for working on knee mobility. The rectus femoris, one of our quadriceps muscles, crosses both the hip and the knee joints. It not only extends the knee, but also...

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