Thread: Psoas
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Old 10-29-2010, 07:29 AM   #13
Steven Low
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1. Yes, the piriformis is an external rotator of the hip, and the psoas is a flexor/internal rotator. Since they perform "opposite" functions yes one can be loose and one can be tight.

2. I'd go with some of the hip flexors stretches like are on mobilitywod..... just sit in them until you feel the muscles release. Sometimes it takes a couple minutes or more for really tight muscles.
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