Tight hips seem to be a common problem for almost everybody from runners to cyclists, from deskbound bloggers to dancers. Give this area a little extra love with this sequence of nine hip-opening stretches to increase your flexibility, reduce discomfort, and prevent injury. Try the series in the order listed here, or pick your faves to incorporate into your workout routine.
8 Hip Flexor Stretches and Exercises for Healthy Hips--Stretch the hip flexors daily, which will align lower back, and prevent swayback, thus preventing lower belly pooch. Strong hip flexors also allow for a stronger lower body and glutes
From fitsugar - After a tough run, this yoga sequence is the perfect way to cool down. By targeting the legs, lower back, and hips, these poses stretch all the areas that need special attention after running.