Exercise Guide

Hip Abduction, Standing

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optional:Dumbbell, Seat, Resistance Band, Weight Cuffs
Variations available (3)
Starting PositionExecution
Starting Position (Alternative)Execution (Alternative)

Starting Position

  • stand up straight, the legs are opened hip width
  • you can adhere to the back rest of a chair to keep the balance easier
  • your back is straight and the abs are contracted
  • look ahead

Correct Execution

  • slowly guide one leg back and high as you can
  • you can lean forward a little to preserve the lumbar spine
  • alternatively you can bend the knee
  • hold this position for about 10 seconds
  • then come back to the starting position slowly
  • switch the leg and repeat this fitness exercise

tips for the workout

  • to impede the glute workout you can use weight cuffs or a resistance band
  • or clamp a dumbbell inside your hollow of the knee to work out with additional weight
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Related exercise lists:

Glutes, Glutes, Strength