At least that’s the sort of sentiment my Twitter feed has been full of this week. So, rather than trying to share my thoughts on […]
James Dunne demonstrates a dynamic variation of the Pigeon Pose. This is a stretch which will be familiar to many of those who have practiced yoga. Simple yet effective, it has proven to work wonders for my own hips and is great for targeting those often troublesome Piriformis muscles.
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).
In the short video below, I demonstrate a number of multiplanar variations I commonly use within a hamstring and hip flexor stretch…
Earlier this week, in response to our video on Hip Flexor Stretching for Runners, my friend James Bale asked the following question: “Do you have […]
With the 20sec isometric ‘butt squeeze’ followed by 20 x 1sec Glute Max contractions, not only are we delivering a strong mobilising effect to the anterior tissues of the Hip, we’re also strengthening the neural pathway (mind-muscle link) for getting those important Glutes kicking-in.