I’m familiar with the “attack position”, but this is the first I’ve heard of the “hip hinge”. Is it just me - or does everyone know about this? What do you think?
Good examples of this on a mtb are Loic Bruni, and any of the french Commencal riders.
If you watch them ride in this position, their midline and head/shoulders stay super stable.
Ryan Hughes (Ryno Power) demonstrates this a lot on a moto in a few of his videos on the gram.
Chase Sexton dives into this as well and how he specifically trains for this using foundational strength protocol (youtube - standing founder as an example) on a gypsy tales podcast.
I do know about it but do the the titanium and bolted together nature of my hips I struggle to do it! I only know because I have to actively force it always, and often find myself too upright!
If you hear this on the trails that’s just me.
I asked ortho to throw in a zert but they wouldn’t