For opening up your hips. | Sitting at work, sitting in the car, sitting on the couch. We sit a lot. And tight hips are the scourge of sitters. Learn these basic (but brilliant) poses from PopSugar to open your hips and stretch you out.
hip tightness is one of the most common complaints I hear from my readers, clients, friends, and running partners. As a result, today I’m sharing with you a few of my favorite stretches to deal with this unwelcomed tightness. http://www.runnersblueprint.com/hip-flexor-stretches-runners/ #Hip #Stretches
One of the most frequent comments I hear from new clients is, “I can’t do that because my knees are bad.” And my response is always, "Your knees are problematic because you haven’t been doing that move." A majority of the chronic knee pains that my clients experience are caused by imbalances or poor flexibility in the muscles around their knees, like their quadriceps, hamstrings, and calves—they're not caused by injuries that damage the structure of their joints.
Loosen Up Tight Hips with These 12 Hip Flexor Stretches
To the untrained eye, foam rolling can look extremely awkward (just watch someone foam roll their glutes or hip flexors). For someone who knows what they’re doing, though, they’re massaging tired and tight muscles and treating their hard-working muscles right—judgey eyes, be damned.