There are many muscles in the hip region that contribute to rotating the hip inward. Each week I will give you a stretch that will address these muscles in some way.
For week one we will learn the Windshield Wiper stretch. You will not need any equipment for this stretch. You should not perform this exercise if you have or are currently experiencing the following: hip injuries, hip replacements, hip impingement, or pain when rotating the hip or knee inward. As with beginning any exercise program, it is recommended that you contact your physician, physical or occupational therapist to determine what is best for you.
Tip: Instead of holding static, you can also bring the knees back and forth slowly, like a windshield wiper, 5-10 times. Hence the name! Remember to keep the feet flexed the whole time.
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