Low Lunge is my favourite pose for releasing tight hip flexors (including the psoas). Adding a Sidebend increases the intensity of the pose.
Tag - Groin + Hip Flexors
Gentle Flow combines Box Breathing, spine mobilisation and poses designed to open up the hips. Breathe, relax and stay focussed.
This comprehensive Post-Workout Stretch focuses on the calves and hamstrings, glutes, quads and hip flexors, chest, shoulders and triceps.
Rest and Recovery is non-negotiable in the pursuit of peak performance. Hard physical challenges must be met with equally intense recovery.
This gentle Cool-Down is designed to completely relax you after a workout—to release tight muscles and calm your central nervous system.
This 30-Minute Lower Back Pain video is a short version of the 1-hour sequence. We open up the hips and hamstrings and strengthen the core.
Hips And Hamstrings is a great gentle sequence to do after a workout. We stretch the calves, hamstrings, hip flexors, groin, glutes and piriformis.
In this Full Body Stretch, we practice sidebends, forward bends, hip openers, twists and backbends to stretch muscles throughout the body.
Rest Day focuses on increasing mobility in the upper body, mobilising the spine, stretching the calves and hamstrings and opening up the hips.
Performance Booster is a tough strength and balance workout, designed to condition the entire body—with a strong focus on the core.
1-Hour Lower Back Pain is designed to address the common muscular imbalances experienced by athletes that correlate with lower back pain.
You don't need any equipment for Yoga For Travel, which means that you can practice it in your hotel room, at work or even at the airport.
Bedtime Yoga is a relaxing sequence that you can do at the end of the day—to help you wind down and prepare your body for a restful night's sleep.
This Lower Back Therapy video is designed to keep back pain at bay—stretching the hips and hamstrings and strengthening the core.
In Pain Relief, we flow through some therapeutic stretches for the spine and hips and finish with a long and languorous Body Scan Meditation.
In Beginner Yoga, we break down some basic yoga poses—stretching the hamstrings, opening up the hips and strengthening the core.
In Flow is a great vinyasa sequence to do in the morning to energise your body and clear your mind. Try to practice one breath, one movement.
New Movements is designed to break you out of habitual patterns to improve your mobility, keep you supple and protect you from injury.
Lunge Flow focuses on the hips—improving flexibility, increasing mobility and building strength. It's a great one to do in the morning.
Warrior Flow is a relatively fast-paced vinyasa sequence. The aim with this style of routine is to synchronise your breath and movement.
Mobilise And Integrate is great to practice pre-workout to warm you up, take the breaks off and engage muscles throughout your body.
Fast And Furious loosens up the hips, mobilises the spine and strengthens the wrists and shoulders. It trains a veritable smorgasbord of yoga skills.
True Your Wheels is a fun flow sequence, focused primarily on the hips. We move through many of the classic yoga standing postures.
Dynamic Flow is one of my favourite routines. It's great for loosening up the hips, improving spinal mobility and strengthening the core.
360 Hips is a total workout for the hips. We stretch the hips flexors, groin and glutes with progressively more intense hip-opening poses.
Mobility And Stability is a great, energising sequence that simultaneously trains mobility, strength, balance and coordination.
Well-Oiled is an advanced flow sequence that requires good upper body strength and flexibility, balance, coordination and body control.
In Balance Flow, we warm up the body with a simple High Lunge flow before launching into a series of challenging balancing poses.
Wheel Flow is an advanced sequence that climaxes in Wheel—an advanced backbend that improves strength and mobility in hips, spine and shoulders.
Spinal Flow is the final sequence in the Mobility series and it moves fast. It's great for opening up the hips and strengthening the posterior chain.
Flow Rider is a classic vinyasa sequence. We flow through many of the archetypal yoga poses including Chair, Warrior 2 and Triangle.
Unwind is designed to relax your body and quiet your mind. We stretch the spine in all directions. It's a great one to do at the end of a long day.
In Spinal Extension, we flex and extend the spine before moving through progressively deeper and more intense back-bending postures.
In Quads On Fire, we activate the quads and glutes, stabilise the ankles, knees and hips and stretch the hamstrings, groin and hip flexors.
Loosen Up is one of my favourite routines for improving mobility from head to toe, especially in the ankles, knees, hips, spine and shoulders.
Revolver is a challenging, twist and balance sequence that requires significant proprioceptive ability and a high degree of body control.
Relax is a lovely restorative sequence, designed to loosen up your hips, spine and shoulders. It's a great one to do at the end of the day.
Classic Hips stretches the hip flexors, groin, adductors, glutes, TFL and piriformis. It's one of my favourites to practice after a workout.
In Flex And Flow, we move through a series of lunges, twists and sidebends to loosen up your joints and improve your range of motion.
Yoga For Sleep is designed to help you wind down naturally. All the poses are seated or reclining so you can even practice it on your bed.
Lower Body Strength 1 is designed to strengthen the feet, ankles, knees, quads, glutes and hips. It's a great one for alleviating knee pain.
Lower Body Strength 2 is based on Sun Salutation B, which is similar to Sun A but with some extra standing poses that build strength in the legs.
In Lower Body Strength 3, we flow through the classic standing postures to build strength in the feet, ankles, knees, hips, quads and glutes.
Upper Body Strength 5 is a playful and challenging upper body workout that strengthens the wrists, shoulders, chest, triceps and core.
Depending on your perspective, you’re either going to find Lower Body Strength 5 fun and creative or cruel and unusual punishment.
In Flexibility Flow, we move through the classics—Sun Salutation A, Lunge Salute, Sun Salutation B, and finish with a hip-opening sequence.
Depending on the flexibility of your Quads and Hip Flexors, this sequence is either going to be incredibly hard or a walk in the park.
In Wheel Prep, we open up the hip flexors, stretch the chest, loosen up the shoulders and activate the glutes, in preparation for Wheel pose.
In Hip Openers 3, we flow through progressively deeper poses that stretch the hips from multiple angles. It's a great one to do post-workout.
In More Hamstrings, we practice forward bends to stretch the entire back of the body—the ankles, calves, hamstrings, lower and upper back.
In Hip Openers 2, we flow through some deeper hip openers, including Low Lunge, Lizard, Half Frog and Reclining Butterfly.
In this Deeper Backbends sequence, we open up the front of the body and strengthen the back of the body to improve posture and relieve pain.
In Sun Salutations, I break down Sun Salutation A—a classic sequence of poses that you will find in many hatha and vinyāsa yoga classes.
Beginner Sidebends stretches muscles throughout the body, focussing especially on the shoulders, obliques and intercostals.
Hip Openers 1 stretches the hips from every angle. Legendary PT Kelly Starrett advises athletes to "Spend as much time in a lunge as you can."
Beginner Backbends focuses on spinal extension. Backbends are fantastic for improving poor posture, especially if you have to sit a lot.
In Beginner Stretch, we increase flexibility and mobility in muscles throughout the body and get to know some of the basic yoga postures.
Supple Spine is great for reducing stiffness, increasing suppleness and alleviating upper and lower back pain. We extend, flex and rotate the spine.
Hip Flexors Stretch combines dynamic and static stretches to release the psoas, loosen up the hips and alleviate lower back pain.
Sidebends and Hip Openers mobilises the spine, stretches the sides and opens up the hips. We finish with a short breath meditation.
In Better Posture, we loosen up the wrists, elbows, shoulders, spine and hips and stretch the calves, hamstrings, hips and lower back.
Relax The Hips is designed to loosen up the hips and stretch the calves and hamstrings. It's a great one to do after a workout to release tension.
Hip-Opening Twists stretches the hip flexors, groin, glutes, TFL, hamstrings and calves. We finish with an extended body scan meditation.
In Skilful Flow, we step up the pace. This sequence is great for improving your balance and also for increasing your hip strength and flexibility.
Tip The Balance is a fun balance sequence based around Tree pose. Try to stay motionless in the poses and graceful in your transitions.
In a Bind tests balance, strength, body control, flexibility and endurance. I ask you to hold some hard poses, so get ready to shake.
In Balance Foundations, we practice some basic yoga balancing poses—Tree and Warrior 3—that also improve hip strength and flexibility.