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Hip Abduction

  • Beginner
  • Body weight
  • Hip Abductors

Setup instructions

1) Lie on the floor sidewards.

2) Lift your torso up by resting on the forearm nearest to the floor. With the leg closest to the floor, bend the knee to give a stable stance.

3) Fully extend the outer leg and point your toe towards the body.

Perform instructions

1) Lift your leg towards the ceiling - you should feel it on the outer side of your thigh.

2) Pause for a second and lower to the starting position.

3) Repeat.

Note: Point the toe towards the floor slightly to emphasise the movement.

Health benefits

Recovery · Flexibility

Skills

Balance · Coordination

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