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Browsing All posts tagged under »anterior pelvic tilt«

Leg raises, hip flexors, hard ab training, lower back pain

October 15, 2018

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Omar writes, “Hi Brian, What is your opinion of hanging leg raises for abs? I need to train abs for bodybuilding purposes (hypertrophy), but also spare my lower back. Some people say that it’s not back-friendly since it overworks the hip flexors, but then why are exercises such as supine leg raises/lowers prescribed for people […]

8 Weeks Towards Correcting Your Anterior Pelvic Tilt

November 23, 2015

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One of the most common questions regarding corrective exercise is, “I have an anterior pelvic tilt. What can I do to get rid of it?” As far as my memory goes, it’s been a decade since the internet was set a flame with the words anterior pelvic tilt. Where suddenly every issue every person had […]

Looking at pelvic tilts -The hips only tell you part of the story (an anterior pelvic tilt doesn’t mean your hips are flexed)

July 21, 2013

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I’m going to cover some oversights when assessing pelvic alignments. The most common condition people seem concerned with is an anterior pelvic tilt. Because the hips are rotated anteriorly and the hamstrings pull the pelvis posteriorly, it’s common to assume the hamstrings are “weak / lengthened” in an anterior pelvic tilt. However, the hamstrings play […]