Anyone who sits a lot needs to do this hip flexor stretch, and in this day and age where many folks have jobs spent sitting in front of a computer screen for hours, that means almost EVERYONE. Tight or shortened hip flexors can contribute to low back pain, shoulder dysfunction, knee pain, and over-pronation of the entire lower kinetic chain.
Here’s a great video from Brent Brookbush that explains the correct way to progress with a static kneeling hip flexor stretch. It also points out the most common error that people make when attempting this stretch.
If you’d like to learn more about this particular stretch and accompanying exercises to correct muscle imbalances caused by too much sitting, give me a call and schedule an assessment to get a personalized program addressing your specific needs!