Hip Abduction - Stability Ball

Other types of Hip Abduction: Bodyweight Machine Resistance Tube

  • Kneel next to the ball on the floor. Lay the right side of your ribs on top of the ball. Your right arm can hug the ball comfortably. Straighten your left leg and touch that foot to the ground, foot flexed neutrally. Place your left hand on your hip.

  • Lift your left leg as high as you can keeping your knee straight and hips still, no higher than hip height. Lower back to starting position.

  • Hips 

  • Abdominals 

  • Tensor fasciae latae, Gluteus medius and minimus

  • TIP: Let your left hand give you feedback about the movement of your hips. They should stay as still as possible throughout the exercise.

Variations for Hip Abduction

  • Clam

    Omit the ball if it makes it too difficult to keep your balance.


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