Lateral Hip & Low Back Stretch for Runners
For me, this lateral hip stretch is always pretty intense!
Using your own bodyweight bearing down onto the stretch with a combination of hip flexion, adduction and rotation, this exercise specifically targets tightness in the Glute complex, lateral Hamstring (Biceps Femoris), and even into the lower back (QL).
A number of the runners who come to me struggling with ITB Syndrome have found this particularly helpful recently. Give it a go a few times daily for the next 2-3 weeks and see how you get on…
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