How extremes like HIIT and sitting all day can bring on hip pain (AKA Sciatica)

How extremes like HIIT and sitting all day can bring on hip pain (AKA Sciatica)

There may not be a one-size-fits-all predictor for what causes sciatica or who might wind up with it (though there appear to be genetic factors), but there are certain exercises that can exacerbate it—some of which happen to be the most popular in the current fitness climate. “With the explosion of high-intensity interval training that we’ve seen in the last five to 10 years, there have been many forms of HIIT that involve deep squats, lunges, box jumps, and things of that nature,” says Benjamin Domb, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and founder at The American Hip Institute.

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