TRAIN YOUR HIP FLEXORS!

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Kristen Bos | Doctor of Physical Therapy on Instagram: "Struggle with HIP FLEXOR tightness? ❌ Stop stretching and digging into your hip flexors. This will only give you short term relief and not get to the root cause of this tightness. If you don’t find the weakness that makes a muscle overwork you will come right back for more stretching in a few hours. 😣 I often find hip flexor tightness to be due to a hamstring (muscle on the back of your thigh) oblique (abdominal muscle) weakness and a weak hip flexor on the opposite side ! 🤯 Due to weakness in these muscles your body feels poorly supported and vulnerable in your low back, hip and pelvis. As a response your hip flexor will become locked up, tight, and sore. Give this exercise a try to fix your hip flexor tightness and have long
Strengthening the hip flexor (psoas, illiacus, rectus femoris) in a shortened postion has been an ab
Strengthening the hip flexor (psoas, illiacus, rectus femoris) in a shortened postion has been an absolute game changer for people that have tightness in their hip flexors and have felt like they tried everything else. #physicaltherapy
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