Why Sitting Makes You Tight, and 3 Easy Moves to Help You!

April 15, 2015 12:23 PM

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In our sedentary office culture, we spend an inordinate amount of time sitting with both the knee and hip bent; this position directly impacts the length of the hamstrings.

Athletic activities, such as running and biking, can further shorten the hamstrings; tightness can also affect the pelvis because the tendons attach to the sit bones (the ischial tuberosities), the bottom hooks of the pelvic bowl. (More on that in the future!)

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