On my Instagram Story I talked about the importance of doing the right stretches for your tight hips AND adding strengthening to your tight hips. Here is a video of 3 great strength exercises for your tight hip flexors. Tightness can stem from weakness. Do this routine after sitting for long periods or before activity.
1-Leg Ankle Rock: This exercise is a great way to work on range of motion and mobility of your ankle joint. It targets your ankle joint, your calf/achilles complex, your core and even your shoulders/upper body.
Lower body day slump buster: Use this 4 exercise lower body workout to spice up your leg day or keep you from choosing to skip leg day.
Today's Edge: Use this @trxtraining Core-Saw exercise to target your lower abs.
Nagging groin pain can indicate that you need to strengthen your adductor/groin muscles. Many people try to stretch chronic groin tightness/tenderness with no avail. Try this exercise to add some isometric adductor strengthening to your routine instead.
This Dead Bug exercise might look simple but it will quickly fire up your core!
Today's Edge: Sitting is deadly. Do something about it! Here's a quick activation and flexibility routine that I use during pit stops on a long road trip or while on a long flight:
This exercise is a great way to build or maintain hip strength when you don't have access to barbells or dumbbells. It targets the posterior glute muscles. Keeping your glutes/hips strong is important for better performance. Strong hips help you move better and faster. Appropriate hip strength is also important in protecting the low back and your knees.
Quick MacGyver-style setup for the hotel weight room Dumbbell Seal Rows. Note the elevated bench via dumbbells for height. Read below on why you need to be doing these.
Fight off upper back stiffness and posture issues with the Thoracic Spine Prayer: