For opening up your hips. | Sitting at work, sitting in the car, sitting on the couch. We sit a lot. And tight hips are the scourge of sitters. Learn these basic (but brilliant) poses from PopSugar to open your hips and stretch you out.
Tight hips are a common problem for most of us — from runners to cyclists, from desk-bound bloggers to dancers. By giving this area of your body a little extra love with our sequence of 8 hip-opening stretches you can increase your flexibility, reduce discomfort, and prevent injury. You also just feel better. Try the …
Frog: Come to all fours and place a blanket under right knee, just off the mat. Slowly allow right knee to slide away from body as you lower hips and then chest toward the mat. Make a pillow with hands for head (or use a block). Allow hips to sink to wherever is still comfortable and breathe there for 5 to 10 deep breaths.
Happy Hips Yoga Sequence - Runners and the deskbound rejoice! Your tight hips will soon feel more open and relaxed. Just step onto your yoga mat or even the floor next to your computer and move through this 16-pose hip-opening sequence.