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Working on your hip mobility is essential for your wellbeing, especially when you spend prolonged periods of time sitting down, working from the computer for work. As in many cases of bodily pain, lots of lower back pain problems occur due to a lack of mobility in the hips and ultimately causing instability in the lower lumbar. Research has also shown that hip exercises decrease lower back pain and improve posture, two common consequences of an office job. Also, in sports for professional athletes or just generally active people, improving hip mobility improves power, strength, explosiveness and running technique so there are benefits for everyone, no matter your lifestyle.
Here are some quick exercises to implement into your schedule to help your body feel less stiff, more mobile and reduce some pain points you may have: