Live Healthy & Happy
published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a food diary may double your weight loss efforts.
Register for a free SparkPeople account & make losing weight easier!
Dining Out Guide
Motivation to Move
Strength & Toning
Get Back on Track
Health & Wellness
Health & Wellness Options:
Cold & Flu
High Blood Pressure
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Pregnancy & Postpartum
Lifestyle Center Options:
Beauty & Style
The SparkPeople Blog
Fitness & Apparel
Access hundreds of thousands of recipes that are healthy and easy to make. Get full nutrition info for every recipe and track with one click!
Today's Featured Recipe:
World's Best (and Easiest) Salmon
Join Now for Free!
SparkPeople Videos -
See All Videos ›
7-Minute Hip-Opener Routine
Share on Facebook
Share on Pinterest
Share by Email
More Sharing Options
Share on Twitter
You will earn
Stretch, strengthen and open your hips with this feel-good routine!
These are great stretches!
This is apparently for people who have hips that already can open to be stretch. Guess need to search some more for something more suitable to my abilities.
I agree with DOLPHIN225. I would only attempt 2 of these stretches.
Great stretches! I love the lizard pose!
Great stretches... I should get better with time!
a challenging workout
I agree with the people who say this is not for everyone or anyone with joint issues. I bet that I'm not the only one here who would appreciate more stretching exercises for people with artificial joints. I have no desire to go through the surgery again.
Thanks for these stretches, I am going to add them to my stretching routine.
I probably need these. I am too "stiff" to sit cross-legged and have been unable to sit on my heels for years now. (Might be too late?) I can't use age as an excuse because many ladies much older than me (I'm almost 60) are able to assume these positions. "Use it or LOSE it!", I guess... :)
I truly surprised myself by being able to get into a couple of these positions.
I hope I can do them all one day.
These exercises really did open up my hips and give me a greater range of motion
Agree with CHRISHARP and DOLPHIN225. PLEASE, SparrkPeople, can't you offer a selection of videos for typical Sparkers who are twice this woman's size and a tenth as flexible??? Are you listening, Coach Nicole?
not flexible enough to do these. I'll stay with the strength training stretches. I do have a lot of hip pain. I am doing a lot of leg raises which help. Good luck to all who can do this video.
These are for people who are more flexible than I am. I have knee problems that I would be afraid of making worse.
I'll try to do some of them! I don't sit at a desk any more. I'm retired. But I did when I worked. I've had 2 knee replacements, and I can't put any pressure on my knees. Have a
Super & Blessed Saturday! LYL!
View All Comments (36)
Leave a Comment ›
Browse More Videos
Strength & Toning Videos
Yoga & Pilates Videos
Nutrition & Weight Loss Tip Videos
Health & Fitness Tip Videos