Hip Circles Stretch

Hip Circles Stretch


This exercise involves standing with your feet hip-width apart and rotating your hips in a circular motion. It helps to improve hip mobility and flexibility.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Hip Circles Stretch Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your hands on your hips.
  2. Slowly rotate your hips in a circular motion, making sure to keep your upper body still.
  3. Complete 10 circles in one direction, then switch and complete 10 circles in the opposite direction.
  4. Repeat for 2-3 sets.

Hip Circles Stretch Form & Visual

Hip Circles Stretch

Hip Circles Stretch Benefits

  • Improves hip mobility and flexibility
  • Stretches the hip flexors, glutes, and lower back muscles
  • Helps alleviate lower back pain
  • Increases blood flow to the hip area
  • Can be done as a warm-up or cool-down exercise
  • Can be modified to target specific areas of the hips and lower back

Hip Circles Stretch Muscles Worked

  • Glutes
  • Hamstrings
  • Quadriceps
  • Hip flexors
  • Abdominals
  • Lower back muscles

Hip Circles Stretch Variations & Alternatives

  • Standing Hip Circles
  • Seated Hip Circles
  • Supine Hip Circles
  • Quadruped Hip Circles
  • Wall Hip Circles
  • Chair Hip Circles