Hips: Mobilize + Stabilize

Hips: Mobilize + Stabilize

If you’re a marathoner, you’re likely familiar with booty lock. Limited mobility and stability and your hips can lead to strain, imbalance, and injury as the miles stack up.

Use these videos to mobilize and stabilize your helper hip muscles.

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Hips: Mobilize + Stabilize
  • Month Reset Plan

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    This 1-month plan will help you get real — more aware and actionable — about how you will use yoga to move towards your goals:

    • Print or fill it out digitally. 
    • Start each week by naming your goals: Identify the physical or mental Reset you need most and make a plan. 
    • Review what worked and...

  • Where do your hips need opening?

    Exclusive routine from HIT RESET: Revolutionary Yoga for Athletes!
    Athletes often talk about needing to open up their hips. But what does that even mean? Use this self-test from HIT RESET to assess and correct your hip mobility, and learn more in the Mobilize & Stabilize Your Hips chapter of HIT ...

  • Hip Mobility Maintenance

    When it comes to stretching your hips, not everything has to be a "stretch." Simple mobility work can be just as effective for easing stiff muscles and maintaining optimal hip range of motion. Use this routine to keep your hips fluid and mobile.
    - Focus: hip flexibility
    - Key muscles: hips, glute...

  • Hip Maintenance With Stephanie Howe

    Join professional ultra and trail runner Stephanie Howe as she leads you through her hip maintenance routine for optimal range of motion and fluidity to the hips and surrounding muscles. Use it to help you ease stiffness, muscular imbalances, and low back pain.
    - Focus: hip flexibility
    - Key musc...

  • Hip Reset with Alysia Montaño

    Stiff hips, be gone! Join Olympian Alysia Montaño at one of her local training spots for a quick recovery routine to help you maintain optimal hip range of motion and ease stiffness, muscular imbalances, and low back pain along the way.
    - Focus: hip flexibility
    - Key muscles: hips, glutes, low ba...

  • Comprehensive Hip + Hamstring Reset

    Use this comprehensive recovery routine for your hips and hamstrings to re-lengthen stiff hamstrings and restore hip range of motion. Enjoy the added bonus of easing low back pain and discomfort along the way. Includes Legs up the Wall and plenty of time for what's needed most post-workout: rest....

  • Lily Partridge's Lower Leg + Hip Warm Up

    Pre-run warm up, sorted. Join professional British marathoner Lily Partridge for her Lower Leg + Hip Warm Up — a routine designed with and for Lily to activate your lower legs and glutes, loosen up your hips, and ease any overnight stiffness. You'll wake up your key running muscles and movement p...

  • 5-Minute Hip Flexor Reset

    Hip flexors get super tight due to all our forward movement. Use this routine to re-lengthen and bring ease to this key muscle group.
    - Focus: injury prevention, recovery
    - Key muscles: hips, hip flexors
    - When: post-workout or recovery day

  • Optimal Hip Reset

    Get the most out of your post-workout hip stretches by inverting your legs (putting them upside down) to help recirculate and drain any excess fluid while easing hip stiffness and restoring optimal range of motion.
    - Focus: recovery
    - Key muscles: hips, back
    - When: post-workout or recovery day
    ...

  • Quick Hip Reset

    Good news for your hip woes: A little bit of functional stretching goes a long way! Use this quick restorative sequence to maintain optimal range of motion, and ease stiffness, muscular imbalances, and low back pain along the way.
    - Focus: hip flexibility
    - Key muscles: hips, glutes
    - When: post-...

  • Post-Run Hip Reset

    Your hips don't have to be stiff. Maintain range of motion and ease post-run stiffness, muscular imbalances, and low back pain along the way.
    - Focus: recovery
    - Key muscles: hips, back
    - When: post-workout or recovery day

  • 5-Minute Hip Reset

    This quick Reset will move your hips through a dynamic range of motion and a restorative stretch to help loosen things up, promote post-workout recovery, and maintain optimal range of motion.
    - Focus: injury prevention, recovery
    - Key muscles: hips
    - When: post-workout or recovery day

  • Booty Lock Mitigation

    Booty lock. It's pretty self-explanatory, right? If you never stretch your hips, you're probably familiar with this super stiff, uncomfortable feeling in your hips and glutes. The remedy? Use this routine to ease stiffness and maintain optimal range of motion.
    - Focus: hip flexibility
    - Key muscl...

  • Hip Strength + Stability

    15 minutes to stronger hips! Use this routine to strengthen the smaller, intrinsic (supporting) muscles of your hips, improving your stability to keep you moving forward with power and avoiding imbalance and injury.
    - Focus: hip strength + stability
    - Key muscles: hips, glutes
    - When: pre-workout...

  • Running Efficiency Boost

    Use this routine to strengthen your glutes and core, increase hip mobility, improve arm swing, and optimize your form for the miles ahead.
    - Focus: strength, performance
    - Key muscles: glutes, hips, core, back, shoulders
    - When: pre-run or cross-training
    - Suggested props: strap/belt/tie, 2 block...

  • Align Your Stride

    Get ready to run! Use this quick pre-workout routine to warm up your breath and key muscles, create fluidity through your hamstrings and hips, and align your stride for the miles ahead.
    - Focus: warm up
    - Key muscles: hamstrings, hips
    - When: pre-run