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Lying Abduction Exercise

Lying Abduction

Starting Position Lie on left side, legs straight, knees together, resting head on right hand or extended arm. Place right hand flat on the ground in front of you for balance.

Action EXHALE: Squeeze the right thigh to raise right leg until it forms a 45 degree angle with the ground. Hold for 2 seconds.

INHALE: Return to start.

Complete reps and switch sides.

Special Instructions Keep foot flexed through entire movement, toes facing forward (not up).

Muscles Worked: Outer thigh, Hips

Exercise Categories: Beginner Bodyweight Lower Body Strength