I've talked in-depth on A Daily Dose of Fit about the benefits of stretching. Why you should stretch. When and how you should stretch. And I've written a few posts with ways to actually get down and stretch. Stretching is important and my favorite. And I hate when I have to rush through it, which was the case this morning.
I got to the gym later than I anticipated, which means I had to stray from the plan for a bit. Unfortunately, this meant cutting out some hip work and cutting short my stretch routine. I was fine with cutting out the hip work. Mine are still sore from Barre Fit on Monday. Which is why I wasn't fine with cutting short my stretch routine. My hips are desperate for some relief!
So, let's talk about stretches for hips:
Here are a few of my favorite hip stretches:
Here's another relatively easy stretch for you:
You'll also feel your hamstrings when you stretch them with some assistance:
If you need a workout to go with these stretches, check out the #wildworkoutwednesday link-up!
Questions? Let me know.
I've got one for you (as usual).
Question: Do you build stretching into your daily routine? If you need to cut a workout short, what's the first to go?