(VIDEO) How to Assess & Correct HIP Mobility (Part 2 of 3-Part Mobility Series)
Are you a human who occasionally sits down?
I’m going to go out on a limb and say that you, like the rest of us, probably sit down more than you’d like to. Whether it’s 8 hours a day at a desk, commutes in the car, sitting on a couch at night (nothing messes up your hips faster than a couch!), or any other seated activity, the more time we spend sitting, the more time we need to spend opening up our hips.
The hips are the starting point for just about all movement, so if your hips are tight, you won’t move right. If you want to be able to properly strengthen and build your legs, butt, and core, you first need to make sure your hips are aligned so that these muscles can all be activated effectively. Not to mention, many back, shoulder, and knee problems are really just compensations for a deeper problem at the hips. Check out the video below to learn how to assess and correct the 3 most common hip dysfunctions: