How to: Elevated Clam
Primary Muscles Used:Glutes, Gluteals, Hip Abductors
Exercise Families:Hip Abduction
- With a resistance band looped around your lower thighs, lay on your left side with your arm extended along the mat and your head relaxed on your arm. Bend both knees and draw them forwards slightly to bring your feet in line with your glutes. Elevate your shins off the mat, ensuring that your hips are stacked and that you maintain a small gap between your waist and the floor. This is your starting position.
- Inhale. Exhale. Keeping your feet together, activate your right glute to elevate your right knee towards the ceiling, ensuring that you maintain the gap between your waist and the floor.
- Inhale. Lower your right knee 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.
Alternative Exercises for Resistance Band
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