Groin + Glutes

If tight hips are an issue for you, cycle through multiple different hip-opening sequences so that you don't get stuck in repeating patterns.

It’s important that you mix up your yoga routines as you do all other aspects of your training.

LEVEL

  • Intermediate

PRIMARY MUSCLES STRETCHED

  • Groin and hip flexors.
  • External hip rotators and glutes.
  • Calves and hamstrings.
  • Abs and lower back.

KEY POSES

EQUIPMENT

  • Mat

TIMING

  • You want to be warmed up for this routine, so after a ride or a workout would be best.

TIP

  • You can substitute Dead Pigeon for Pigeon pose if your hips are super tight. And check out this article for a full analysis of tight hips.