Wipe Away Hip Flexor and Quad Tightness with this Simple Move

This week I have an exercise for you that not only feels fantastic but also provides an effective way to move and stretch the front of your hips and thighs—specifically, your hip flexors and quadriceps. These are the muscles that attach your legs to the front of your body, so as you can imagine, they’re […]

Got Bad Knees? Tight Quads? You May Need to Relax Your Kneecaps

Free Your Quads with the Kneecap Relaxation Exercise

  Unconscious quadriceps tension keeps your thighs tight and your kneecaps chronically lifted. This chronic kneecap tension might not seem like a big deal, but when it comes to pain-free knee joints that last a lifetime, this seemingly minor problem is a major player. It sounds pretty simple to just relax your kneecaps, but if quad tension has […]

Got Tight Quads? You’ll Love This Quad Stretch

  Today’s video is all about stretching your quads and this stretch is one of the best I’ve ever found. But, in order to get the most out of it, it helps to understand just a bit of anatomy and how your quads become tight in the first place. Why Your Quads are Chronically Tight […]

Assess Your Hip Flexors and Quads to Solve Back Pain and More

Your leg’s ability to go behind you is called hip extension. And when it comes to walking, hip extension is vital for a healthy gait. When the muscles on the front of your hips (your hip flexors and quads) get too tight and short, they can actually prevent your leg from going behind your body. […]