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  • Writer's pictureCoach Matt Pippin

The #1 Exercise To Relieve Hip Pain From Cycling

Are you a cyclist who’s been consistent with your rides and strength training but no matter how much you stretch, foam roll or jam a lacrosse ball in there, you’re still getting that annoying ache and pain in your hip that you just can’t seem to shake?

I think it’s safe to say that it’s time for a different approach. Check out today’s coaching because I’m going to show you my #1 technique to attack the most overlooked aspect of the hip that will relieve that pain for good.


Cycling puts us in a position where our lower body is stuck in one plane of motion going up and down, up and down, for an extended period of time.

What’s really important for the function of our hips is rotation, specifically internal rotation, which it’s definitely not getting while riding.

So when you get off of the bike you better make sure you restore the rotational components of the hip, otherwise pain sets in.

Today’s exercise will show you exactly how to do that.


All you need is a yoga block or something similar like a pillow to rest your head on.


If you want another great mobility exercise to work on those hips, check out my 3 must-have mobility moves in the link below. It includes a hip mobility exercise that will unglue those hips real quick, I promise. It’s completely free, so check it out.

The #1 Exercise To Relieve Hip Pain From Cycling

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Matt is a Strength and Mobility Coach with over 15 years experience in his field and has coached over a thousand professional, collegiate and everyday athletes with the goal to help them move, feel and perform at their highest level. He's incredibly passionate about bringing simple and effective online mobility training programs to everyone who wants to take control of their self care and make lasting change. CLICK HERE to learn more.


  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

  • Level 3: Fascial Stretch Specialist

  • Level 1: Institute of Motion Health Coach

  • Certified FRC Mobility Specialist (FRCms)

  • Level 1 Kinstretch Instructor

  • Weck Method Qualified


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