How To Do A Standing Hip Abduction

Find out how to properly perform a standing hip abduction exercise

The standing hip abduction improves hip mobility and balance while strengthening core stability.


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    Standing up tall holding onto a sturdy object like a chair or resting your hands on a wall.
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    Raise one leg up and lift it out, laterally away from your body. Pause, and then return to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Avoid leaning from one side to the other during the movement. Keep your upper body centered the entire time.
  • Avoid bending forward at the torso during the exercise. Instead, keep your chest up tall and move only through your hips.