BODY WEIGHT OR DUMBBELL HIP HINGE
Understanding how to hinge at your hip is extremely important not only for the gym but for movements in general life!
Excessive lumbar flexion is widely recognized as a common mechanism of lower back injury.
Rolling your spine forward as you bend over vs sticking your butt out!
Most people have developed poor movement patterns that utilize spine flexion over hip flexion!
This is a key movement to understand and also a key movement to keep you safe and to keep you creating better movement patterns in the gym and out of the gym!
Think about it like needing to learn how to bend forward with the hips, not the spine. That’s where the hip hinge progression comes in!
If you train and do not understand the hip hinge! Reach out we would love to help you move better!
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