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Does glute bridging help stretch hip flexors?

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Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Strengthen

The hip flexors pull the upper leg up at the hip, allows us to lift our knees and bend at the waist.
There are five muscles that connect the femur to the pelvis. Stretching and strengthening the hip flexors is important to avoid injury and increase performance.

In brief: Strengthen

The hip flexors pull the upper leg up at the hip, allows us to lift our knees and bend at the waist.
There are five muscles that connect the femur to the pelvis. Stretching and strengthening the hip flexors is important to avoid injury and increase performance.
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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine

In brief: Not really

Best exercises to stretch hip flexors (Iliopsoas, sartorius, rectus femoris and tensor fascia lata) are lunges, either standing or bent over; iliotibial stretches or sled kneeling.
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In brief: Not really

Best exercises to stretch hip flexors (Iliopsoas, sartorius, rectus femoris and tensor fascia lata) are lunges, either standing or bent over; iliotibial stretches or sled kneeling.
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: CAN DO BOTH.

bridging actively promotes strength, if the flexors are weak, an assisted bridge will stretch them.

In brief: CAN DO BOTH.

bridging actively promotes strength, if the flexors are weak, an assisted bridge will stretch them.
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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Yes Why do you ask?????? Ask question again with more info Dr Z

In brief: Yes

Yes Why do you ask?????? Ask question again with more info Dr Z
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