Hip Mobility

Image from: backpackingmastery.com

Image from: backpackingmastery.com

...often climbers forget your arms primarily keep you on the wall, while your legs are driving you UP the wall. (from climbstrong.com)

Hip Mobility is another one of our rock climbing skills that we are teaching in our Adventure Ready series. Leg strength is so important for rock climbing. Having flexibility and mobility in your hips is crucial. It allows you to get your feet into advantageous positions to make it easier to reach higher with your hands. 

Check out these exercises to help increase hip mobility and get you in better shape for climbing:

1. Improve Your Hip Mobility

2. Hip Mobility Drills