How to improve hip mobility

Knowing how to improve hip mobility is not just important for professional athletes or regular exercisers but for carrying out daily activities such as walking up and down stairs and bending down to play with your kids. Having tight hips can hinder overall mobility in the body as well as fitness performance and contribute to lower back pain.

Thankfully, there are certain activities and stretches we can do to increase mobility within the hips, whether it’s stretching out on the best yoga mat or doing weighted squats. Here we speak to chartered physiotherapist and clinical director of Complete Pilates (opens in new tab) Helen O’Leary who reveals what causes limited hip mobility. She also discusses her top moves for combating this, and explains why continuing to work on your hip mobility is crucial.

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