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Old 10-16-2008, 05:06 AM   #1
Allen Yeh
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Default Bilateral Hip External Rotator Stretch

This stretch was in Eric Cressey's new article at T-nation yesterday:

Originally Posted by Eric Cressey
10. The stretch above is great for powerlifters, hockey and soccer players, and anyone else who tends to walk with their feet "turned out." For a lot of guys, it's an ankle mobility issue, but in many cases, it's just a function of the hip being stuck in external rotation and the entire lower leg going along for the ride.

I also use it a lot with pitchers, as external rotator contracture causes guys to open up too early on their lead leg, which can throw shoulders, elbows, and lower backs under the bus.
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