Have Chronically Tight Hips? Strengthen *This* Muscle To Get Rid of Pain
"Today we are getting into those hips, working on our pelvic mobility and stability, strengthening all of those glutes, and getting a little bit of a hip flexor stretch," he says.
As Spencer implies, to best activate and rehab the hips, you can't focus on them alone. Instead, you have to engage neighboring muscle groups, including the glutes. "Strong glute max engagement is one of the best ways to alleviate chronic hip flexor tension," he says. "So if you're someone who always has those tight hips, strengthening that opposite muscle group will go so, so far."
In essence, you're getting a two-for-one deal by working that booty in service of your hip flexors, and who doesn't want a stronger, tighter bum? Plus, working this routine into your fitness regimen regularly can help to ensure you don't walk around feeling like you just got off the back of a horse all day. Press play on the video above to get looser hips, firmer glutes, and a more comfortable you.
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