Hip Abduction - Instructions, Variations & Alternatives
Also known as
- Side Leg Lift
- Side Leg Raise
- Side Kick
How to perform
Hip Abduction - Starting position
Hip Abduction - Muscle Under Tension
Set up & Starting position (lying, standing or seated)
This exercise can be perform lying, standing or seated depending on the equipment.
Keep your leg straight and slowly lift it in a lateral direction. Exhale during this portion of the exercise.
Isometric hold (optional) - Hold for 2 seconds.
Slowly lower your leg back down and repeat.