Splits are the best hip mobility exercise. This exercise can be modified to fit any fitness level.
1.) Place a towel or pad under your knee and kneel on it close to the wall with your toes pressing into the floor and wall simultaniously.
2.) Place a glider under your front heel with your ties pointed.
3.) Tighten your belly and brace your abs and belly, like your putting on a tight pair of jeans. push off of your back foot and glide your entire hip forward.
4.) Keep your torso lifted, your hips even on both sides and look straight ahead. Reach the arms out and to help maintain your balance.
5.) Once you have gone as far as you can, keeping your hips even, drag your whole body back to your starting position. Repeat at least 3 sets of 5 to 10 reps.
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