Clam - Bodyweight
Other types of Clam: Stability Ball
Lay on your right side with both legs bent. Place your left hand lightly on the floor in front of you to keep your hips vertically stacked.
Pull your abs towards your back then rotate your thigh towards the ceiling. Keep your hips still and return your knee to starting position.
Gluteus medius, Tensor fasciae latae
TIP: Roll a towel and place it under your head and neck for support instead of taking your arm overhead if you have a shoulder or neck injury or if it is uncomfortable.
Variations for Clam
Do this on your toes for more challenge, or try doing it without holding on to anything.
You can do this on a Bosu for extra challenge. Use a Bosu under your supporting knee and prop your hands on a step or another Bosu if possible.
This is a subtle exercise to strengthen your abductors that you can do anywhere you can lay down.
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