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What is the Hip Hinge? How do You Perform it Correctly?

Explained in layman’s terms so everyone can understand it.

by Taco Fleur (Author), Derek Fronczak (Editor)


The hip hinge is a fundamental movement in exercise. It is vital because knowing and performing it correctly will prevent injury and will allow you to work a large portion of the posterior chain muscles with one movement. Also, a lot of important exercises—such as the kettlebell swing, the traditional deadlift, bent over rows and many more—depend on this movement.

This book will cover every intrinsic details of the hip hinge movement, explained and broken down in such a way that everyone can understand it, it’s basic but at the same time advanced. The book can be ordered from Amazon right here

Listen to a sample of the audiobook below.


“No one should progress to exercises like the hip hinge deadlift, bent-over row or the kettlebell swing without fully understanding the hip hinge movement.” ~ Anna Junghans (Gym Owner – Gym Elite)


“This publication is a great asset for fitness enthusiasts. It covers an under-appreciated yet vital element in functional movement, the hip hinge. I’m glad I got the opportunity to help contribute to this important topic. I hope you find it useful and informative and, most importantly, incorporate this valuable information into your fitness routine.”
~ Derek Fronczak (NESTA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer and Functional Training specialist)

What is the Hip Hinge? How do You Perform it Correctly?
What is the Hip Hinge? How do You Perform it Correctly?: Explained in layman’s terms so everyone can understand it.

“Throughout my life I have attended many courses and workshops, most I walked away thinking to myself that if they just changed the wording slightly, presented things differently, and did not assume everyone would know what they were talking about, then a lot more people would have benefit from the information provided. I have learned from these experiences and vowed not to make the same mistake.” ~ Taco Fleur (Owner of Cavemantraining)


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Table of Contents
– Daily Life Applications
– Exercise
– Confusion
– Requirements
– Posterior Chain
– What is it not?
– What are Hips?
– What is a Hinge?
– Resistance
– What is “Pulling Yourself Down”?
– Muscles
– Muscle Groups Worked
– Main Muscle Targets
– Synergists and Stabilizers
– The Hip Hinge Movement Pattern
– Conventional Hip Hinge
– Straight-Legged Hip Hinge
– Conventional One-Legged Hip Hinge
– Straight One-Legged Hip Hinge
– Staggered Hip Hinge
– Incorrect Muscle Engagement
– Common mistakes
– Trick
– Additional material

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