4 Way Hip

4 Way Hip

  • HOW: Start first by squeezing your entire thigh, trying to fully straighten your knee, hold this position. Then either start on your back and lift your leg up in the air; lie on the opposite side of the leg and lift your leg up in the air; lie on your stomach and lift your leg up in the air; lie on your affected side and lift your leg up in the air. The 4-way hip is done by performing all four movements! Watch the video for other tips and tricks regarding positioning.
 
  • FEEL: You should feel all the muscles in your thigh and hip working to perform this exercise.
 
  • COMPENSATION: Try to isolate movement coming from the hips, not your low back or other parts of your body. Follow along with the video for other tips and cues.

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