11 Exercises to Boost Hip Strength

Flexibility

Along with mobility and strength exercises, it's a good idea to do some flexibility work on a regular basis, especially as the season progresses and you start increasing your training mileage. Yoga is a great option—variations of hip openers and other poses can really help the overall function of your hips. Here are a couple of stretches that you can do to help stretch your hips:

Hip Flexor



Adductor Stretch



Figure-4 Stretch



Optimal function of your hip muscles is important to all aspects of quality of life, not just riding. By incorporating some foundational strength exercises along with supplementary exercises and mobility/flexibility movements shown here, your can keep your hips healthy and strong on the bike and off. Have fun and good luck!

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