Lying Hip Flexor Tantrums

This is an instructional video to correctly demonstrate Lying Hip Flexor Tantrums

The content in this video is provided for general information purposes only and is not meant to replace a physiotherapy or medical consultation.

Step by Step

  1. This exercise works your Hip flexor muscles ballistically.
  2. Like any exercise you should only do the exercise if it is pain free during, after and the next day. Obviously it is normal to feel some delayed onset muscle soreness between 48 to 72 hours but this should be manageable
  3. From a lying position, hold a swiss ball at chest height
  4. This is the start position for the exercise.
  5. Next quickly bring your knee up into hip flexion without bending the spine as to knee the under side of the swiss ball as it bounces of bring is back down and switch legs and repeat
  6. Over time to progress the difficulty then increase the speed and add ankle weights
  7. The aim it to do this close to fatigue
  8. Repeat 3-5 sets of this with 3 mins rests between.
  9. This session can be done 2-3 times per week

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