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Exercise Demonstrations

Lying 45-Degree Abduction with Band

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Lying 45-Degree Abduction with Band Exercise

Starting Position

Begin by lying on your back with a resistance band wrapped around your feet. The band should be snug around your feet, but not too tight. Lift your legs so they are at a 45 degree angle to the floor.

Action

Keeping your legs straight, push against the resistance band with your ankles so your legs go out as far as you can take them. Slowly release to bring your feet back together. Try doing 2 sets with 10-12 repetition.

Special Instructions

Make sure to push out just as much with your non-dominant leg as your dominant leg keep it balanced.

Muscles Worked: Outer thighs, Hips, Abs