Posterior Hip Stretch – Hip Mobility Drill

Instructions

  • On all fours, move your left leg over your right leg.
  • Keep your left leg (front leg) pointing forward and straight avoiding the exterior rotation of your front leg to keep the focus on the posterior
  • Hold the position for 10-15sec and relax.
  • Alternate legs and do repeat this exercise 3-5 times. 

Purpose

  • Thigh bones can sometimes not be fully be inside the hip socket. Use your body weight and gravity to restore proper mobility.
  • Hip impingement relief for those who sit in the office all day!

Tip

Beginner: To get deeper into the stretch, moving your hind leg further back

Intermediate: Rock to one side to deepen the stretch

Advanced: Drop your elbows to get everything out of the stretch