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Exercise Demonstrations

Lying Adduction

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Lying Adduction Exercise

Starting Position

Lie on right side, with right leg straight on ground, left leg bent with foot flat on the ground either in front or behind right leg. Rest your head on right hand or extended arm. Place left hand flat on the ground in front of torso for balance.

Action

EXHALE: Keeping toes pointed forward and foot flexed, lift right leg off the floor toward the ceiling as high as you can (only a few inches). Hold here for a count of 2.

INHALE: Slowly lower toward ground without letting it touch.

Repeat all reps (8-15) and switch sides.

Special Instructions

None.

Muscles Worked: Inner thigh