Helen Clare stretching hip flexors post running

How to fix sore hip flexors

Ever had pain or irritation across the front of your hips when running? Or after running? This is the area of the hip flexors – made up of the iliopsoas, rectus femoris and sartorius muscles – that primarily act to lift the knee and thigh closer to the body. Pain in this area is a common one for runners – but we can almost always fix it! In this video I talk about the reasons why irritation here is so common, and what we can do to go about fixing it. We’ll cover a couple of yoga poses, and a running drill. Enjoy! After you’ve watched, let me know – do you get pain here?...

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