The alternating standing glute stretch focuses on improving lower-body mobility and flexibility, particularly in the hips and glutes. It involves performing a partial squat in a "figure 4" position. It can be performed as part of a lower-body warm-up or done post-workout to help combat tightness and soreness.
Improves flexibility and mobility in the hips and glutes
Can help reduce hip pain and muscular tightness
Stretches the piriformis muscles
If balance is an issue, can be performed while holding on to a stable object