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Hip Abduction - Sidelying

Starting Position

  • Lying on your side with head resting on bottom arm, legs straight, and the top leg slightly behind the bottom one


  • Lift your top leg skyward, keeping your toes pointed straight ahead
  • Return to start position and repeat for prescribed number of repetitions
  • Switch legs and repeat

Coaching Keys

  • Keep bellybutton drawn in
  • Lift leg with the outside of your glute
  • Toes should stay parallel to the ground

You Should Feel It

  • Working the outside of the glute in the top leg

Tags: Prehab, Hip, Flexibility