Stretch Your Hip Area

How To : Do a hip stretch

Learn how to do the hip stretch with tutorial. This exercise is for the lower back, designed to also stretch your hips and buttock muscles. This hip stretch is easy and gentle enough for anyone to do. Watch this how to video and you will be able to do the hip stretch.

How To : Do a standing outer hip stretch exercise

Learn how to perform a standing outer hip stretch exercise with this video tutorial. Whether you're looking to warm up, wind down or just increase your flexibility, a good stretch routine can go a long way. However, with stretching, as with any exercise, a basic mastery of pro ...more

How To : Do an outer hip stretch exercise

Learn how to perform an outer hip stretch exercise with this video tutorial. Whether you're looking to warm up, wind down or just increase your flexibility, a good stretch routine can go a long way. However, with stretching, as with any exercise, a basic mastery of proper tech ...more

How To : Perform an effective hip stretch

In this video, Dina Prioste shows us how to do an effective hip stretch with yoga. First, sit in front of a pillow and tie a yoga strap around your waist and feet. From here, tighten the strap as much as you can to bring the heels in so you are held into this position. Now, li ...more

How To : Exercise with the assisted hip flexors stretch

Learn how to exercise by doing the assisted hip flexors stretch. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: hip flexors Training Type: stretching assisted Level of Difficulty: 1 Position: side lying Plane of Motion: sagittal Joint Action: hip extension Exercise with the assisted ...more

How To : Do a hip flexor stretch

Stretching the hip flexor is important when strength training the legs and hips. Learn how to do hip flexor stretch exercises in this stretching and flexibility video. Take action: cradle one foot with both arms and lean back, curl up other leg for advanced stretch, twist righ ...more

How To : Do a simple hip flexor stretch exercise

Learn how to perform a hip flexor stretch exercise with this video tutorial. Whether you're looking to warm up, wind down or just increase your flexibility, a good stretch routine can go a long way. However, with stretching, as with any exercise, a basic mastery of proper tech ...more

How To : Perform a hip flexor stretch on a Pilates Reformer

In this tutorial, learn how to do a simple hip flexor stretch using a Pilates Reformer exercise machine. With Pilates, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding acci ...more

How To : Do the hip and thigh stretch with a partner

The hip and thigh stretch works on the mobility of the hip joint. Learn how to do the hip and thigh stretch with a partner in this fitness tutorial. When performing this stretch with a partner you should bend leg up, put hands on shin & thigh, and press in, out. With this how ...more

How To : Exercise with the hip flexors self stretch

Learn how to exercise by doing the hip flexors self stretch. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: hip flexors Training Type: stretching self Level of Difficulty: 1 Position: kneeling, staggered stance, standing Plane of Motion: sagittal Joint Action: hip extension Exercise ...more

How To : Do a deep hip and leg stretch for the lower back

After practicing, the hipster stretching sequence outlined by yogi Sadie Nardini in this two-part yoga instructional video is something you can use to help build flexibility in your inner thighs and quads. Part 1 of 3 - How to Do a deep hip and leg stretch for the lower back. ...more

How To : Do a yoga deep hip and groin stretch

In this video, Dina Prioste shows us how to do a yoga deep hip and groin stretch. Begin in a wide straddle position with your knees slightly bent and your feet turned out. Now, bend over the right knee and stretch out your left leg, keeping it extended and active. Breathe for ...more

How To : Stretch muscles of the hip with a massage

The hips are a good place to start a massage. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video. Watch and learn how easy it is to stretch hip muscles with a message. Take Action Raise the knees Pull leg toward you as you stretch Gently rotate th ...more

News : 5 Major Problems Magic Leap One Faces on Day One

The mysterious technology product teased via an eccentric TED Talk nearly five years ago has finally been revealed, and it's called the Magic Leap One: Creator Edition. After all of the non-disclosure agreements, furtive comments from CEOs and insiders given early access to th ...more

How To : Warm up and cool down for pilates

Sophie Rycott demonstrates how you can warm up and cool down for pilates. There are four warm ups: shoulder rolls, feet circles and flexes, hip rotation, and arm opening. There are four cool downs as well: neck and spine stretch, hip and gluteus stretch, hip flexor stretch, an ...more

How To : Do 20 warm-up exercises to build heat

Whether you're preparing for a thirty minute bout of interval running or for an intense weight lifting session, warming up is vital to building heat in your body so your joints are lubricated and there is less of a chance of injury. Warming up before exercising also boosts you ...more

How To : Reduce and prevent stretch marks with argan oil

In this video, we learn how to reduce and prevent stretch marks with argan oil. This is great to keep the skin elastic and is enriched with antioxidants. First, grab your 100% natural argan oil and almond oil. Mix one part argan oil with one part almond oil, then add in a coup ...more

How To : Do a Half Frog Stretch Out

Dina Prioste teaches viewers how to do a half frog stretch out. Now, lie down on your stomach with your elbows right under your shoulders. Now grab your left leg and pull this towards your right butt cheek. You can also lay all the way down on the floor. You can also bring the ...more

How To : Do yoga warm-up moves to prepare for backbends

We love yoga: it prepares us for the day ahead and stretches out any residual tension in our shoulders and back. But waking up at 6 AM in the morning and doing that first down dog can be...rough. That's why it's so important to stretch before you start your morning yoga routin ...more

How To : Do the upward bow (wheel) yoga pose

Have you ever wanted to be your own means of transportation? No, we're not talking about walking, but rather contorting your body into a wheel. Sound painful? It is, to be sure, but it looks pretty darn cool! If you're an intermediate yoga practitioner who's looking to either ...more

How To : Alleviate back pain with prenatal yoga

Back pain is a common discomfort that women experience during and after pregnancy. Though a short, effective standing and seated series, this yoga how to video concentrates on alleviating some of these common aches and pains. Side bending poses help release lower back pain by ...more

How To : Stretch tight hips with a floor exercise

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to a hip stretching exercise. Begin by lying down on the floor with your knees bent. Then cross one ankle over the opposite knee. As you flex the foot, grab the back of your thigh to bring the leg in towards you. Keep the crossed foot ...more

How To : Do the six top stretching exercises

Dave demonstrates six key stretching exercises to help enhance your range of motion and prevent injury. Follow along in this how-to video to learn the top six stretching exercises. Watch this video workout and learn to do the lying leg crossover, hip flexor stretch, perfect pe ...more

How To : Open up the muscle tension in hips with yoga

Open your life by opening your hips. Tension in your hips may lead to low back pain and an overall tightness in the way we walk and the way we approach each day. Opening your hip area will reduce the stress in your body, improve your balance, and create a lightness that you ca ...more

How To : Measure your petticoat size for a sari

In this tutorial, we learn how to measure your petticoat size for a sari. First, measure around the waist with a measuring tape. This will be a simple measurement of your natural waistline. Next, you will need to measure the length of the petticoat. Measure from the waist down ...more

How To : Do a back pain preventing workout

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a back pain prevention workout. The first exercise you can do is a low back stretch with pull. First, sit down with your legs parallel to each other. Then, round back and bring your head below your needs and clasp your hands together under ...more

How To : Transition from bike to run faster

Now that you've mastered the T1, learn how to shave seconds off your T2 time. Check out this triathlon tutorial video that demonstrates how to expedite your transitions from bike to run. Just follow the following tips: stand at end of race to stretch hip flexors and flex calve ...more

How To : Treat heel spurs in sports medicine

Heel spurs are a very painful condition of the foot and occurs over time. Heel spurs often feel like you are walking on a pebble. Deal with the nagging heel spur injury with stretching, foot care and other methods. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this video on health and ...more

How To : Exercise with the assisted it band stretch

Learn how to exercise by doing the assisted it band stretch. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: outer thighs Training Type: stretching assisted Level of Difficulty: 1 Position: face up Plane of Motion: frontal Joint Action: hip adduction Exercise with the assisted it band ...more

How To : Exercise with the assisted rectus femoris stretch

Learn how to exercise by doing the assisted rectus femoris stretch. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: quads Training Type: stretching assisted Level of Difficulty: 1 Position: side lying Plane of Motion: sagittal Joint Action: hip extension, knee flexion Exercise with th ...more

How To : Do a one arm dumbbell chest press exercise

The one arm dumbbell chest press is perfect for strengthening the pectoralis (chest) muscles. Most chest exercises involve compound movements, or the use of more than one joint. Invariably, the triceps and anterior deltoid are often involved in chest exercises. Start by resti ...more

How To : Do a bench press with household materials

This version of the chest press is ideal for those who may not have weights available. It is also great if you are simply looking to try something new. For this exercise, you will need two gallon-size water jugs. Fill the jugs with water as needed. First, grasp both water jug ...more

How To : Split wood properly

Getting splinters is no fun, but making them can be if you've got the right tools and the proper technique. You Will Need * Wood * A chopping block * A splitting maul * A sledge hammer * Two wedges Step 1: Set your log Place your log on the chopping block, or if one is unavai ...more

How To : Do a yoga vinyasa lunge sequence

In this yoga how-to video sequence drop into a deep lunge, opening the side body and neck area. Explore a pigeon with thigh stretch, and release through downward facing dog into revolved dog. Watch how easy it is to do a yoga vinyasa lunge sequence with yoga instructor Kira Ry ...more

How To : Do a pilates single leg stretch

The single leg stretch is a classical Pilates exercise for strengthening and toning the abdominal muscles. For increased abdominal challenge, stop the knee at 90 degrees of hip flexion instead of hugging the knee into the chest. Actively stretch through the legs, flatten the a ...more

How To : Draft a pants sloper

In this tutorial, Don McCunn teaches us how to draft a pants sloper. First, measure out the center line of the leg and then draw the center line onto a piece of paper. Now, measure from the waist and mark the measurements along with where you drew the center line. Now, measure ...more

How To : Target your obliques with pilates

The obliques exercise is a classical pilates exercise which targets the abdominal muscles to flatten the stomach and strengthen the core. Keeping the elbows wide helps keep the shoulders down and increases the rotation in the trunk, which helps shrink your waist. Be sure to st ...more

How To : Practice a vinyasa sequence for yin yoga

Learn a yoga sequence from a professional. Watch this Yin Yoga How-to video to learn how to do a vinyasa sequence. Star with the child pose and round up to downward facing dog. Lengthen your legs and move into a twisting lunge by opening your heart area. Follow along with this ...more

How To : Perform hip extensions for woman

This exercise routine is easy to do and can be performed anywhere, especially the home. It focuses on training the muscles in the buttocks area and is a popular exercise routine with women. So check out how to perform hip extensions in this video tutorial. Enjoy!

How To : Stretch the skin while giving a tattoo

Elementtattootech of Element Tattoo Supply demonstrates how to properly stretch the skin while giving a tattoo. He notes that he isn't wearing gloves, because he is not actually doing a tattoo in the video. One should always wear gloves when tattooing. If tattooing an arm, gri ...more

How To : Do a yoga arm balance crow pose

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a arm balance crow yoga pose. Begin by twisting your wrist back to face your fingers to your knees. Feel a deep stretch and take about 5-8 deep breathes. Then go into an easy forward bend, with your hip-width apart and your knees ...more

How To : Lose unwanted love handles fast

In this video, Caroline gives you a few tips on how to lose your love handles easily, Caroline herself lost her love handles during a 9 day cleanse in which she lost 2 inches off her waist. In order to do this exercise, you need to first stand with your legs about shoulder len ...more

How To : Change a flat tubular tire

In this tutorial we learn how to change a flat tubular tire. First, grab your tools and remove the tire from the wheel. Do this by locating the stem and finding the spot across the other side from it. Once you have take this off entirely, you can move onto the next step. Once ...more

How To : Stretch the back with cobra yoga pose

If you feel tightness in you back and need a yoga pose to help open up your spine then this is the video for you. Watch this fitness how to video to learn how to stretch the back with a yoga cobra pose. Cobra pose entails lying flat on your belly, spreading your fingers apart, ...more

How To : Dance the Cha-Cha-Cha with Jules Helm

Check out this instructional dance video that demonstrates how to dance the Cha-Cha with Jules Helm. The Cha-Cha (or Cha-Cha-Cha) is a dance from Cuba popular among ballroom dancers. Learn to dance the cha-cha, the moves and steps, in this ballroom dancing video. Take action ...more

How To : Dance the Mambo with Jules Helm

Check out this instructional dance video to learn how to dance the mambo. The mambo is a popular dance of Cuban origin, a favorite in ballroom dancing competitions. Learn to dance the mambo, the moves and steps, in this ballroom dancing video lesson. Take action and follow th ...more

Prev Page
  • Hot
  • Latest