The Hip Flexor Series – Part 3 – The Hip Capsule and Self Mobilisations

As we previously spoke about in the last two parts of this series, Hip Flexor Tightness (HFT) is a common problem and once this has been diagnosed, a stretching programme should be started to promote extensibility of the muscle complex and prevent future injuries from occurring. While static stretching to this muscle group alone tend… Read More

Hip Flexor Series – Part 2 – How to Correctly Stretch Your Hip Flexors

Recently you may have seen my Instagram post on a common mistake made when completing a kneeling hip flexor stretch. This post is going to address this issue in more detail, as well as provide improvements to this common stretch. The most common hip flexor stretch is completed in a kneeling position, with one knee… Read More

The Hip Flexor Series – Part 1 – How To Assess Your Hip Flexor Tightness

Over the next 5 posts, I’m going to be taking you through a full hip flexor series which will include posts and videos on how to assess, improve and maintain your hip flexor complex. This muscle attaches directly on to the pelvis, therefore it plays a key role in altering pelvic inclination levels. Because of… Read More