What are the best hip flexor exercises?


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The best exercise for hip flexors is mountain climbers, focusing strongly on the primary psoas muscle in the hip flexor group, according to training specialist Matt Biss writing for BodyBuilding.com. A stretching regimen is also recommended by Biss to release tension due to lack of use of this muscle group.

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Calisthenic Exercise explains how hip flexors are put into use during sit-ups, especially when the feet are held down. With the feet held down, the hip flexors become the major muscles doing the work in the sit-up, and they also come into play when legs are bent, aiding in the lowering of the body.

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