Why Rotational Hip And Core Exercises Matter

Are You Locked Into One Range of Motion?

Take a look at your current workout plan and ask if it takes advantage of all 360-degrees when you move. 

Or do you typically move on the sagital (linear) plane with some variation of squat, hip hinge, forward lunge, or bridge?

If you've experienced nagging hip and low back pain, or feel your SI joint is out of whack, try adding rotational movement in the mix. 

 

Rotational Hip and Core Strength Importance

Think about when you throw a baseball or softball. What happens with your trunk?

Hopefully it rotates. If you've ever tried throwing a ball without trunk rotation, you'll notice it doesn't go far. 

Same thing goes for batting, hitting a golf ball, throwing a frisbee, swinging an ax. 

A lot of what we do in our day, be it sports, or otherwise requires our hips and trunk to move in different ways. 

Controlled rotational exercises are a great way to not only improve trunk and hip strength from these...

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