Posts tagged "gluteus minimus"
Hip Flexor Stretch

Hip Flexor Stretch

The Hip Flexor Stretch can be used to correct tightness of the hip flexors; the stretching video demonstrates proper execution. The hip flexor stretch helps in reducing the risk of injury and aids in the muscle recovery process after long matches or practice session. Since most tennis players have tight hip flexors this stretch should...
Lateral Squat

Lateral Squat

The lateral squat is an essential compound resistance training exercise to strengthen the hip abductors, hip- and knee extensors and enhance lateral movement abilities. Because the lateral squat is a compound exercise activating numerous muscle groups simultaneously, body control and neuromuscular system efficiency can be improved. Since the lateral squat emulates the movement characteristics seen...
Quadriceps Stretch

Quadriceps Stretch

The static Quadriceps Stretch targets the knee extensors and is utilized to improve flexibility and aids in muscle recovery after ballistic jumping workouts. Tennis players should do quad stretching regularly to prevent knee pain and reduce the risk for knee injuries. If you extend the hip behind the torso during the knee stretch then the hip...
Abductor Stretch & Oblique Stretch

Abductor Stretch & Oblique Stretch

The Abductor Stretch & Oblique Stretch focuses on improving flexibility of the hip abductors and trunk rotators; it is a two in one static stretching exercise. The focus is on improving flexibility of the hip abductors and obliques, thereby improving range of motion and minimizing the risk for injury. You should implement this oblique stretch...