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3D Hip Extension – Wake up your sleepy glutes

by Dr Rangan Chatterjee   /  December 21, 2017

MOVEMENT 4 – 3D Hip Extension

‘3D Hip Extension’ is the final movement from the ‘Wake up your sleepy glutes’ section as detailed in my bestselling book, The Four Pillar Plan. This is an advanced movement so I would encourage you to watch the previous 3 in the series before attempting this one.

This movement focuses on the psoas muscle (hip flexor) of the back leg. The psoas muscle is know as the antagonist to the glute. As you may have heard me say before, the whole body is interconnected. Very few things work well in isolation and your muscles are no exception. When your glutes function better, your posts does as well.

This exercises ia a hugely integrated motion which targets the glute of the front leg and the poses on the back leg. The better the stretch experienced here, the more ‘awake’ these muscles will become.

Do give this movement a go at home and I let me know on social media how you get on using the hashtag #sleepyglutes and #the4pillarplan


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Dr. Rangan Chatterjee MbChB, BSc (Hons), MRCP, MRCGP