TCO Tips: Be gluteiful: find your glutes

Dancers, coaches and parents,

Your glutes are often the first to stop working. Then dancers compensate with hamstrings and hip flexors, leading to injury. You can help by activating your glutes before class. This image explains how:

What questions do you have on glute activation exercises or protecting your hips during your summer dance adventures?

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