Quick little band drill for improving foot and hip stability, strengthening your hip flexion/extension pattern, and glute activation prior to a leg workout or running. This will challenge your stability in the frontal plane and will help to correct any knee valgus faults that result from weak hip abductors, or a foot collapse, due to weak arches, both are common causes of medial knee injuries or IT band syndrome.
How to do it: Using a @perform_better mini band, grab the ground with your left foot. Get into an athletic position with your hips down and chest up. Tap your right foot to 3 o’clock, 2 o’clock, 4 oclock, then aggressively drive your knee to the ceiling and hold it at the top for 1 second. Repeat 5-8x each leg
Pretend you’re standing on one foot the whole time-your weight shouldn’t shift as you tap. Your glutes will be on if you’re doing this right - 2 months ago