Many times our hips will feel tight. A typical recommendation for such a sensation is to stretch your hips, more specifically your hip flexor muscles. While stretching may provide a temporary sensation of relief, it cannot fix tight hips. Rarely is that tight sensation a lack of length in the hip flexor muscles but rather it is overactivity of the hip flexors, especially the posts muscle. There are many possible causes. This video discusses one of them that is quite common that involves the lat muscles. Overactivity of the lats can make the hips feel tight. Here’s how.