I’m always talking about the importance of proper hip mobility, stability and function in runners. If you haven’t read these two blog posts on hip function, you might find them interesting:
Thankfully, there are some simple exercises that we can all do to actively work on improving hip function. Often, this means ‘releasing’ tight muscles such as Glute Med, TFL, and Piriformis.
Here’s a quick video from Theo Simon at Movement Theory showing an effective exercise to achieve a release of Glute Medius and Glute Minimus.Last updated on March 2nd, 2021.