In this video, I’m going to show you a simple but super-effective resistance band exercise to target your glutes. Strengthening the hip region is so […]
In this video I show you some simple but effective inner thigh exercises to build strength in the adductors and groin region. These exercises are great for anybody who has suffered a groin strain or adductor injury.
First things first: It is important to consult your midwife or doctor if you have any questions and to never attempt anything that causes pain. Vigorous exercise should be avoided until bleeding has stopped and you have had a 6-8 week post-natal check by midwife or doctor.
Just two years after having her son, Jessica Ennis Hill won a silver medal in the Rio Olympics in the heptathlon. Those of us who have had children can relate to just how hard her comeback must have been and what an amazing achievement it is in such a short space of time.
Strengthening the sartorius muscle, requires the combined movements of hip flexion, abduction, and external rotation. Resistance band exercises allow you to work the sartorius muscle through its range of movement, and build strength.
Think of this way, the stronger you become in the frontal and transverse planes of motion – movements occurring side to side and into rotation – the better you can focus your running efforts on moving forwards efficiently.