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Clamshell

  • Beginner
  • Body weight
  • Hip Abductors

Setup instructions

1) Lie on your side and bend your knees so they're at 90 degrees. Hinge from the hips and bring your legs up.

2) Lift your torso off from the ground and rest on your forearm.

Note: The bottom leg should always have contact with the floor.

Perform instructions

1) Keep the knees bent and open your hips outwards in an arc-like motion. Keep the sides of the feet together.

2) Pause for a second and bring your leg back to the starting position.

3) Repeat.

Health benefits

Flexibility · Recovery

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