What’s More Important: Stretching or Strengthening?

Do you focus on strengthening over stretching during your workouts? Recent research has shown that the tighter your hip flexors are, the less activity there is in your glutes. It is theorized that this could apply to other glute exercises as well. If you tend to skip stretching to spend more time lifting, think a little harder before you skip that hip flexor stretch.

Check out this link to read more about Lower Crossed Syndrome to avoid any pitfalls during your workouts.

For the research oriented, check out this link for even more data on glute activation.