Loosen Your Tight Hip Flexors: Roll Your Quads
Grab a foam roller — most gyms have them — and roll out your quads, the muscle on the front of your thigh. Foam rolling is like a massage, gets the blood flowing, and preps muscles for stretching.
- Resting on your stomach, place the roller under the front of your thighs, lifting yourself into a basic plank position on your elbows.
- Pull with your arms to roll up and down the length of the quad. Do not roll over your knee joint.
- Continue this movement for 30 to 60 seconds.