How to Perform Hip Flexion Exercise?

There is a high risk of developing tight hip flexors in people who sit for long periods of time. When hip flexors are tight, pain in the lower back and hips can occur in an person.Injuries may also arise from tight hip flexors. There are, thankfully, many stretches and exercises that relax and strengthen the flexors of the hip. A individual is less likely to suffer pain or injury with improved strength and flexibility.

Equipment you need: mat, wall, and ankle weights (optional for Resistence training).

Muscles Used: The primary hip flexors are the rectus femoris, iliacus, psoas, iliocapsularis, and sartorius muscles.

How to Perform Hip Flexion Exercise?

  1. Lie on your Back, with your upper body rested on mat properly in aligned position.
  2.  Bend the opposite Knee
  3. Exhale and Raise the hip in upward direction towards ceiling.
  4. Hold the position for count 10. For initial phase do 10 Repetitions with hold of knee extension for up to 10 counts in two set.
  5. If you want to strength your quads further just add Resistance(weight cuff) on ankle.
  6. Switch the legs.

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