Standing Hip Abduction – Band Around Toes

  • HOW: Begin standing with a resistance band around the arch of your foot. From here, engage your core, keep your toes pointing forward, and pull one leg out to the side, and then return to the starting position. 
  • FEEL: You should feel the muscles of your outer hip working as you pull your leg out to the side. 
  • COMPENSATION: Avoid allowing the trunk to lean side to side and keep the leg straight as you perform this exercise.

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