Powerful & Supportive Hips for Life

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What changes if we view our practice through a long-term lens? When it comes to our hips, it means aiming to create and maintain powerful and supportive joints, capable of moving us through the decades of our lives with ease and independence. This monthly dose unpacks what we can learn from reverse-engineering common muscular patterns associated with hip osteoarthritis and highlights how that might inform our practice right now.

Click the links below to read the research referenced throughout this lecture:

Pelvic & Lower Limb Compensatory Actions of Subjects in an Early Stage of Hip Osteoarthritis
Hip Muscle Strength & Muscle Cross Sectional Area in Men with & without Hip Osteoarthritis
The Association between Degenerative Hip Joint Pathology & Size of the Gluteus Medius, Gluteus Minimus & Piriformis Muscles
The Association between Degenerative Hip Joint Pathology & Size of the Gluteus Maximus & Tensor Fascia Lata Muscles
Structure & Function of the Abductors in Patients with Hip Osteoarthritis: Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis
Investigation of the Hip Abductor Activation in Subjects with Clinical Unilateral Osteoarthritis

Additional Resources (YMO classes):

3D Hip Strength
Balanced Strength for Your Hips
Hip Strength in 20
Glutes & Legs Power
Hips: Engage & Release
Hello Hips
MFR: 360 Degrees of the Hips
• Restorative for Hips - Coming Soon!

Curated By:

Rachel Land

Better Balance (Based on Research)

Working on our standing stability provides the perfect opportunity to explore Pata…

Hatha Vinyasa

30 min

Rachel Land

Hip Health 1: Driving Forward, Hip Flexors & Extensors

The first in a series of three classes designed to boost hip stability, symmetry a…

Hatha Vinyasa

60 min

Rachel Land

Hip Health 2: Subtle Support - Hip Abductors & Adductors

The second in a series of three classes designed to boost hip stability, symmetry …

Hatha Vinyasa

60 min

Rachel Land

Hip Health 3: Integration & Rotation

The final in a series of three classes designed to boost hip stability, symmetry a…

Hatha Vinyasa

60 min

Rachel Land

Future-Proof Your Hips

Longevity and durability for your hips requires well-rounded muscular support, so …

Hatha Vinyasa

60 min

Rachel Land

Hip Support: A Refresher

This class is all about focused alignment and activation of the major players for …

Hatha Vinyasa

30 min

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Reimagine Pigeon

Often we practice one-leg pigeon pose the same way — with the same props, to the s…

Hatha Vinyasa

30 min

Rachel Land