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Month: November 2016

The Banded Hip Hinge

The Banded Hip Hinge

What is a Hip Hinge? The hip hinge involves bending forwards at the hips while maintaining alignment of the spine.  Think about it sort of like turning yourself into the shape of letter L.  It is an important movement as it allows for the dissociation of movement from the hip and lumbar spine.  Without it our body has to compensate using other movements to bend such as flexing the spine, ankles or placing excessive force through the knees.  This movement…

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