Many athletes suffer from tightness or discomfort in their hip flexors. The most common prescription given by sport coaches is that more stretching needs to be done to “loosen up” this tightness. However, when the body senses instability or weakness, this can often be perceived as tightness. Combine this weakness with inhibited or stretched out hip flexors and you have a precursor for an injury. Instead of stretching out already weak hip flexors, the solution might be to