Tight hip flexors

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Jun 2011
12:37pm, 19 Jun 2011
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becky f
Thanks im going to try and find a better physio and have a look on the pose/chi running threads.
Thankyou all for your help
Jun 2011
12:44pm, 19 Jun 2011
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Glute exercises. You need to strengthen the opposing muscle group. Bridges and clams are the way to go. I did these, plus weekly massage from physic when I injured mine.

Plus things like not sitting crossed legged or crunched up in bed, basically avoiding anything that makes you contract your hip flexor unless essential, including general good posture/core exercises. It's difficult to get rid of and took a long time, and still niggles if I get slack with exercises.

Good luck!
Jun 2011
12:47pm, 19 Jun 2011
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yoga might help in the short term.

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Since running my first marathon in march ive had really tight sore hip flexors.
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