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: Squat Stretch.
Also known as: (If you know these by any other name, please leave a comment below).
Main muscles used: Inner thighs.
Other muscles used: Bum.
Name: Hurdle Step Over. Also known as: (If you know these by any other name, please leave a comment below). Main muscles used: Hip stabilisers, bums, legs. Other muscles used: Ankle stabilisers. Top tips:
Slipping on ice When (not “if”) you slip on the ice, your feet are going to shift away from you. If your hips are mobile, you have a greater chance of shifting your support into a position where you might be able to avoid falling. If your hips aren’t mobile, then you have a greater … Read more