Up to this point we have covered Front Hip Circles, Cross-Body Hip Circles and Side Hip Circles. Because your hips are a ball and socket joint, there are so many different positions you can practice your hip mobility in. Today's blog is going to introduce you to the back hip circle.
The back hip circle can be the most difficult position for most people because everyone wants to bend forward rather than driving their leg back.
See if you can do this variation without losing the tall lengthened spine position, without arching in your low back, and without bending at the opposite hip!
Back Hip Circle
Here's how you perform the drill:
Let's get your hips moving from a standing position. Let us know how it goes!
(Education Credit: this drill is part of a series of mobility drills taught by Z-Health Performance Solutions - a leading educational company in neuro-centric training for pain and performance)
About the Author:
Taylor Kruse, recently featured in Men's Health, is dedicated to empowering you with the truth and tools for improved health and performance.
His inspiration stems from more than 10 years of education and coaching through systems like Zhealth Performance, The Burdenko Method, and various movement practices.
In 2013, he co-founded KRUSE ELITE with girlfriend, Alisha Hale. Both are dedicated to inspiring people, coaches, and trainers into their best health and performance.