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4 Easy Stretches To Improve Hip Mobility

4 Easy Stretches To Improve Hip Mobility | Orchard Health Clinic

Try these 4 easy stretches to improve your hip mobility!

1. Donkey Kicks

  • Donkey Kicks strengthen your glutes and upper hamstrings.
  • Ensure your lower back does not arch as your leg lifts.
  • Perform 2 sets of 20 repetitions per side.

Be sure to stop if you feel worsening pain as you are stretching.

2. Clamshells

  • Clamshells effectively work your hips, glutes, and pelvis.
  • Ensure that you contract your abdominal muscles.
  • Perform 2 sets of 20 repetitions per side.

Be sure to stop if you feel worsening pain as you are stretching.

3. Plié Squats

  • Plié Squats strengthen the legs, glutes, and increase the range of motion in your hips.
  • Ensure your toes are turned out into a 45° angle as you bend to squat.
  • Perform 2 sets of 20 repetitions.

Be sure to stop if you feel worsening pain as you are stretching.

4. Single Leg Bridges

  • Single Leg Bridges help isolate and strengthen the gluteus maximus (buttock) muscles and hamstrings.
  • Ensure a straight line from your knee to your shoulders.
  • Perform 2 sets of 20 repetitions per side.

Be sure to stop if you feel worsening pain as you are stretching.

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