Hip mobility is important for all of us. It helps us do everyday moves. It helps us do athletic/sporting moves. It can help protect against dodgy knees and backs and general aches and pains. In short, it lets us move better, move more and move safer. So here is a quick and easy routine for almost anyone to improve their hip mobility. There are only 4 stretches involved and it only takes 3 minutes, so you don’t have any excuses (you can even do it in the advert breaks of X Factor!) So here goes…
Name: Front Leg Swing. Also known as: (If you know these by any other name, please leave a comment below). Main muscles used: Bum, hamstrings, hip flexors. Other muscles used: Top tips:
Name: Hip Flexor Lunge Stretch
Also known as: (if you know this by any other name, leave a comment below).
Main muscles stretched: Hip flexors (top of the front thigh)
Other muscles used: Bum