Do you sit at a desk all day?
Are you fond of sprawling on the couch for extended periods watching TV?
Sitting may be the most undamaging activity known to man, but it is also one of the major dangers to your health and reduces your lifespan.
When you sit for hours, your legs are bent at a 90-degree angle from your hips as opposed to extended to their full range of motion. This activity causes your hip muscles to tighten up or become shortened.
And since we spend a lot of time in a seated position with the hip flexed, your hip flexors will shorten up. The stiff muscle that all of a sudden gets extended could set you up for strain or hip flexor pain.
Your hip flexors are among the most important groups of muscles in the body. The flexibility of your hip muscles is an indicator of the strength and health of your whole body.
But most people don’t realize the cause of their problems is tight hip flexors.
Tight hip flexors affect nearly everyone, but only few are aware of its impact.
The excruciating pain will stop you from doing seemingly simple daily tasks like: