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9 Trainer-Approved Stretches For Hip Pain

From butterfly pose to happy baby.

Try these trainer-recommended stretches to relieve hip pain.
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The most common cause of achy hips? Tightness and poor posture, says trainer Kim D’Agnese, which is most often caused by a sedentary lifestyle. (Read: hunching at a desk all day.) Loosen things up by doing these expert-approved stretches for hip pain regularly.

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Kneeling Hip Flexor

D’Agnese recommends this pose to realign your pelvis.

- Come down to one knee in front of a wall.

- Square your hips, curl tailbone under, look down.

- Press your hands against wall as you round your spine.

- Hold for 30 seconds.