Barry Lavis Demontrates How To Protect Hip Flexors By Stretching With WOD Nation Resistance Bands
(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 24, 2015 ) San Francisco, CA -- Hip flexors are important muscles in the body because it aids in a lot of vital movements like walking and running. When they are injured, it usually results to groin pain. Stretching the hip flexors can be away to avoid injury and debilitating pain.In his new video, Coach Barry Lavis the proper way to stretch the hip flexors with the use of WOD Nation Resistance bands.
Lavis says that it is important to choose the band with the correct resistance level. The heavier the band, the more stretch you will get. WOD Nation resistance bands are color-coded according to resistance levels for easier choice. The resistance levels of the bands range from 60 to 170 pounds. The right resistance aids in performing stretches efficiently. The quality of stretches is more important than its quantity.
Hip flexors are the muscles that allow individuals to lift their knees and bend at the waist. They are found at the abdominal cavity. These muscles get a lot of stress when athletes run, play soccer, etc. The stress then causes flexor pain which is commonly felt in the upper groin region.
Anyone can experience flexor pain including non-athletes. Stretches are a good way to avoid pain and injury. Whether an individual is going to embark on walking or playing soccer, a good stretch prior to the activity is beneficial. Those who sit for a long period of time, have poor posture, or insufficient core and pelvic stability can benefit from stretches to protect their hip flexors.
Lavis' video illustrates a step-by-step demonstration of stretches to protect hip flexors. It also shows how to set up the WOD nation resistance bands. He says to put a good amount of stretch on the Exercise band but to relax the hips while letting the band to be able to pull on the muscles. If the hips are tight, the band will not be doing its work.
If a person's hip flexors are not healthy, it can result to limited in the hips and lower back. And since it is a major stabilizer for the lower body, it can also result to poor posture and balance issues.
The new video by Barry Lavis shows the correct way of to stretch the hip flexors using the WOD Nation resistance bands. These stretches help develop healthy flexors and can benefit athletes who do explosive movements during sports or exercise routines. They also benefit individuals who are desk-bound or sit for long periods of time. The different resistance levels of these exercise bands ensure that there is a correct band for an individual's physical condition and requirement.
About WOD Nation
WOD Nation is a United States based company that provides workout gear to elite athletes. All of the company's fitness products are rigorously tested by athletes around the world to ensure they meet the demands of intense exercise programs. WOD Nation's website can be found at http://wodnationgear.com.
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