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Tag - Hip Flexors

Bird Dogs strengthen the lower back.
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Bird Dog

Bird Dog strengthens and stabilises the coreā€”the abs, hips and lower back and is one of the most effective poses for alleviating lower back pain.

Boat pose strengthens the core.
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Boat

Boat pose is a tricky core stabiliser that strengthens the abs, obliques, lower back, hip flexors, adductors, upper back and neck.

Bridge can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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Bridge

Bridge improves spinal mobility, opens up the chest and hip flexors, strengthens the posterior chain and alleviates knee and back pain.

Camel is an advanced yoga backbend.
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Camel

Camel is an advanced backbend that improves spine and shoulder mobility, stretches the hip flexors, abs and chest and activates the glutes.

Chair pose strengthens the thighs and glutes.
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Chair

Chair pose strengthens the feet, ankles, knees, thighs, glutes, back and shoulders and can help to alleviate knee pain.

Cobra or bhujangasana is an intermediate backbend.
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Cobra

Cobra pose is a key backbend that increases spinal mobility, opens up the chest, stretches the abs and improves posture.

Dancer is a challenging balancing posture.
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Dancer

Dancer is an advanced balancing, hip opener that stretches the quads, hip flexors, abs, chest and shoulders and improves stability in the hips.

Fish pose is an advanced, core-strengthening backbend.
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Fish

Fish pose opens up the chest, improves t-spine mobility, strengthens the abs and relieves pain in between the shoulder blades.

Flying Locust is an advanced quad stretch.
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Flying Locust

Flying Locust is an advanced pose that improves spinal mobility and stretches the abs, hip flexors and quads. It's awkward, so take it easy.

Half-Reclining Hero stretches the quads and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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Half-Reclining Hero

Half-Reclining Hero pose is a quad stretch that stretches the feet, ankles, knees and hip flexors and can help to alleviate lower back pain.

Half-Twisted Lizard (or Low Lunge Quad Stretch) opens up the hips.
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Half-Twisted Lizard

Half-Twisted Lizard stretches the quads, hip flexors, glutes, groin and chest, improves spinal mobility and can help to alleviate lower back pain.

High Lunge opens up the hips and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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High Lunge

High Lunge stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings and hip flexors, strengthens the hips and can help to alleviate knee and lower back pain.

Lizard pose opens up the hips and can help to alleviate lower back pain.
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Lizard

Lizard pose is a key hip opener that stretches the hip flexors, hamstrings, glutes and groin and can help to alleviate lower back pain.

Low Lunge stretches the hip flexors.
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Low Lunge

Low Lunge is crucial for athletes, to stretch the hip flexors and act as a postural counterpose. Practice this pose after every workout.

One-Handed Tiger is a balancing backbend.
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One-Handed Tiger

One-Handed Tiger challenges your balance, stretches the quads, hip flexors and shoulders and improves spinal mobility.

Revolved Side Angle is a fantastic advanced twist.
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Revolved Side Angle

Revolved Side Angle is an advanced twisting hip opener that improves spinal mobility and stretches the ankles, calves and hamstrings.

Runners Lunge is a great hip flexor stretch.
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Runners Lunge

Runners Lunge strengthens the knees, quads, glutes and hips and stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings, hip flexors and groin.

Upward Facing Plank is an advanced backbend.
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Upward Facing Dog

Upward Facing Dog is an intense backbend, similar to Cobra pose, that is practiced mostly as part of Sun Salutation A and B.

Wheel is an advanced backbend.
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Wheel

Wheel is an advanced backbend that stretches the front of the body and strengthens the posterior chain. Please be careful in this pose.

Wild Thing is an advanced backbend.
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Wild Thing

Wild Thing is an advanced backbend that improves spine and shoulder mobility, challenges your balance and strengthens the wrists and shoulders.