How to: Crab Walk
Primary Muscles Used:Glutes, Gluteals, Hip Abductors
Exercise Families:Hip Abduction
- With a resistance band looped around your ankles (or just above your knees), plant both feet on the floor hip-width apart ensuring that your knees remain in line with your toes. Looking straight ahead, bend at both the hips and knees, ensuring that your knees remain in line with your toes. Continue bending your knees until your upper legs are parallel with the floor. Ensure that your back remains between a 45- to 90-degree angle to your hips. This is your starting position.
- Inhale. Exhale and gently draw your pubic bone to your belly button (engage pelvic floor). While maintaining a squat position and keeping your right foot on the floor, step your left foot outwards so that your feet are slightly further than shoulder-width apart.
- Inhale. While maintaining a squat position and keeping your left foot on the floor, step your right foot inwards to return to the starting position. Complete half of the specified repetitions on the same side before completing the remaining repetitions on the other side.
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