Hip & Glute Stretches

Stretches for Tight Legs

Quadriceps Stretch | The big muscles of the legs can benefit from a routine quadriceps stretch. Not only can our leg muscles get tight from exercising…

Hip & Glute Stretch

This stretch is recommended for those with a posterior pelvic tilt and may work well in conjunction with hamstring stretches.

Psoas Stretch

This psoas stretch is ideal for those with an anterior pelvic tilt or an overly arched lower back. It works well with stretches for the quadriceps.

Piriformis Stretch | Stretch to Relieve Tight Hips or Sciatic Pain

Piriformis is a muscle lying obliquely from the back of the femur, or thigh bone to the sacrum. It’s job is to externally rotate and extend the leg at the hip joint.

Adductor Stretch | Great Hip Stretch For Flexibility

Adductor tension is a very common problem these days and as such it is important to add an adductor stretch to you daily routine.

Glute Stretches

Glute StretchesThe glutes are a group of three muscles that make up the butt gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus. The glutes move the hip joint into extension, abduction, external rotation and internal rotation.

Glute max is the largest of the glute muscles and makes up a large portion of the shape and appearance of the whole hip area. Glute med is a broader muscle situated at the lateral surface of the pelvis. Glute min is the smallest of the glutes and is situated directly under glute med.

The glutes can become very tight from seated or standing work and as such it is really important for modern humans to be stretching this group of muscles regularly.

Many people also work their glutes heavily at the gym and with all those squats, lunges, step-ups and hip thrusts, you will certainly be needing some stretching also. The glutes are the biggest muscle group in your body, which means they do a lot of the heavy lifting.

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