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Core Knowledge


Hip Adduction - Sidelying

Starting Position

  • Lying on your side with head resting on bottom arm, bottom leg straight, and top leg bent with the foot on the ground in front of the bottom knee


  • Lift your bottom 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 inside of your hip
  • Toes should stay parallel to the ground

You Should Feel It

  • Working the groin of the bottom leg

Tags: Prehab, Hip, Groin, Injury Prevention