Dr. Sara Solomon

Dr. Sara Solomon is the creator of the Fat Loss Fast System about Intermittent Fasting and Flexible Dieting. She has degrees from McGill University in dentistry (DMD) and physical therapy (B.Sc. PT). She is also a certified StrongFit Coach, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, ACE personal trainer, NASM fitness nutrition specialist, Mad Dogg Spinning Instructor, Level 2 Buddy Lee Jump Rope Trainer and Ambassador, a Team Bodybuilding.com and BSN athlete, and a retired PRO Fitness Model. Her passion is teaching others how to fuel and move well.

Seated Straddles

Seated Straddles

When I was editing this video, it was suddenly brought to my attention that my leggings have a hole in the heel. Try to ignore the hole 😮 Strong hips flexors are very necessary for dance, gymnastics a ...[Read More]

Seated Straight Leg Raises

Seated Straight Leg Raises

We do need strong psoas muscles to be able to so active splits (think cheerleader kicks). Strong hips flexors are very necessary for dance, gymnastics and pole fitness. So we must not neglect these mu ...[Read More]

Seated Pigeon

Seated Pigeon

The seated pigeon will help you improve your hip external rotation. You can find the conventional pigeon stretch in my lunging hip flexor opener video.

Hip Abduction Machine

Hip Abduction Machine

Straddles and middle splits demands glutei med activation. I like to start seated with isometric holds. This helps me activate the glutei med. It also helps me build glutei med structure. Be sure to a ...[Read More]

Clamshells (ET)

Clamshells (ET)

Clamshells target the posterior fibres of the glute med (i.e. the external torque chain). The posterior fibres of the glute med are responsible for hip external rotation when the hip is flexed. The pu ...[Read More]

Hip Adduction Machine

Hip Adduction Machine

Straddles and middle splits demand hip adductor mobility. The hip adduction machine is a great way to improve your hip adduction active range of motion! This is internal torque. Do not overload your h ...[Read More]

Frog Openers

Frog Openers

Straddles and middle splits demand hip adductor mobility. This exercise is a great way to improve your hip adduction active range of motion! This is internal torque. Get into a frog position: As you o ...[Read More]

Straddle Opener

Straddle Opener

Straddles and middle splits demand hip adductor mobility. This exercise is a great way to improve your hip adduction active range of motion! This is internal torque. You can also use ankle weights but ...[Read More]

Lateral Lunges

Lateral Lunges

Lateral lunges are a frontal plane exercise that will help you improve your inner hamstring and hip adductor mobility. These are internal torque both concentrically and eccentrically. Inhale through y ...[Read More]

Active Assisted Splits

Active Assisted Splits

Splits with Assisted Hip Extension This is a clever way to improve your active hip extension. You'll need a resistance band, something to attach it to (I used the high bar on my rack) and something to ...[Read More]

Hip Thrusts (Hip Extension)

Hip Thrusts (Hip Extension)

Isometric end range hip thrusts will help you improve your hip extension lockout. This will help you extend your back leg in the splits. There are a variety of variations you can do, ranging from what ...[Read More]

GHD Hip Hinge

GHD Hip Hinge

The GHD unilateral hinge is internal torque. This is a more advanced exercise. Try it bilaterally first. If you cannot lockout in internal torque, then I recommend you spend time building your glutei ...[Read More]