Cable Hip Abduction
How to: Cable Hip Abduction
Primary Muscles Used:Glutes, Gluteals, Hip Abductors
Exercise Families:Hip Abduction
- Connect the ankle wrap attachment and set the cable pulley at the bottom of the pole. Wrap the attachment around your left ankle. Turn to face away from the cable pulley. Standing one step away, plant both feet together on the floor. This is your starting position.
- Inhale and brace your core. Keeping your right foot planted, exhale as you slowly raise your left leg out to the side, keeping your hips facing forward and as square as possible. You should feel this in your glutes and abductors. Inhale and slowly lower your leg to return to the starting position. Complete for the specified number of repetitions on each side.
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