Climbing Stairs Doesn't Have To Hurt
Your knee pain should not stop you from doing exercises you enjoy!
The video above addresses one specific potential cause for knee pain when going up stairs: limited glute stretching.
Why Do I Have Knee Pain?
If your glute cannot stretch, it won't work very well.
Muscles stretch with the intent of creating increasing amount of potential energy. You need your glutes to stretch so they can "turn on" and help out when you climb stairs.
When your glutes don't turn on, you have to compensate. As a result, you'll likely move too much through your knee instead of your hip.
What Can I Do To Fix My Knee Pain?
Put your foot up on a step and hold your knee still with your opposite hand. Push your butt out to the side.
With your butt out to the side, your glute will stretch. Press through your heel and step up.
If your hip moves more, your glute will get "turned on" and will do more work. This means less stress at your knee!
Checkout our post Eliminate Knee Pain When Climbing Stairs with This Glute Optimized Trick. You'll learn another trick to get your glute to fire better.
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