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Anatomy 201: Are Your Hips Balanced? This Leg Lift Test Will Tell You

The stability and mobility of your hips play a big role in your posture.

Want to deepen your understanding of movement? Join Karin Gurtner—founder and principal educator of art of motion training in movement and developer of Anatomy Trains in Motion—for a six-week course in functional anatomy. You’ll study your muscles in motion and the myofascial connections throughout your body. The results? You’ll move with more awareness, strength, and adaptability from head to toe. Learn more and sign up today! 

Centering the pelvis on your legs when you’re standing upright takes both stability and mobility in the hips. Here, Karin Gurtner, who is leading our upcoming course, Anatomy 201, offers a leg lift test that gauges how balanced your hip flexors and hip extensors really are.

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