Calling all my desk-sitting buddies: How tight are your hips proper now? If you happen to’re something like me, all these hours sitting behind my pc leaves my hips begging for some stable stretches.
That mentioned, it is vital to take into account that hip ache would possibly really be an indication of hip weak spot, not tightness. How are you going to inform the distinction? Take this tip from Pilates teacher Helen Phelan: “To check in the event you even have tight hip flexors, lie down together with your hips hanging off the sting of a mattress and hug one knee into your chest. If you happen to’re in a position to attract the highest knee into your chest whereas the underside leg stays flat to the mattress, it is not hip tightness that’s inflicting rigidity and ache however weak spot.”