1-minute Side Hip Swings
Individual Flexibility Exercises • 1m 10s
Creating mobility in the hips will help you turn more efficiently and generate more power. Try this hip mobility exercise can be done as a warm up before play or practice. This may seem like simple exercise but it will help you increase the range of motion in your hips, challenge your balance and even help you strengthen the supporting leg.
Stand tall with feet shoulder-width apart, extend one leg out to the side away from your body and then across your body. Keep your leg straight. Increase the pace and range of motion gradually. Repeat for 8 to 10 repetitions on both legs.
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Sit on the floor with you legs stretched out.
Lift one leg and cradle your calf towards your torso to feel a stretch in your hip and low back.
Hold the position for 8 to 10 counts and repeat on opposite leg.