Outer Thigh - Hip (Hip Abductors) Exercises

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Exercises


Lateral Trunk Muscles with the Pilates Ball
Summary

This exercise is a great way to target the lateral trunk muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Pilates Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Lateral Trunk Muscles with the Foam Roller
Summary

This exercise is a great way to target the lateral trunk muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Foam Roller
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Side Plank on the Balance Board
Summary

This exercise works well for increasing low back strength and stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Balance Board
  • Categories: Core
Squats on the Balance Board
Summary

This exercise will help train balance as well as leg strength.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Quads, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Balance Board
  • Categories: Strength, Balance
Glute (Hip Abductor) Exercise
Summary

This is a great beginner exercise for strengthening your glutes.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Pilates
Side Star Plank from Elbow
Summary

This exercise is very effective for targeting the core stabilizing muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Gluteal (Buttocks) & Outer Thigh Exercise with Exercise Band
Summary

This exercise targets the gluteus medius (deeper buttocks muscle) muscle.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Outer Thigh - Hip, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Buttocks, Back and Thigh Exercise II
Summary

If this exercise is performed correctly, you can target many muscle groups at once.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Outer Thigh - Hip, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Side (Oblique) Crunches on BOSU (Advanced)
Summary

This exercise focuses on the obliques and hip abductors.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Squats on Upside-Down BOSU
Summary

This exercise focuses on the quads and overall stability.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Quads, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Balance
Core Stability on BOSU
Summary

This exercise improves core stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Core
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Lower Back and Glute Stretch
Summary

Lying glute (buttocks) stretch.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Outer Thigh - Hip, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Side Plank on BOSU (on elbow)
Summary

This exercise improves core strength and stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Starfish Side Plank on BOSU
Summary

Advanced core stability and balance exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Hamstring Curls (Single Leg) with Exercise Ball (Advanced)
Summary

Advanced Hamstring Exercise. Due to the position you are in and the fact that your using an exercise ball you will also working your core for stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance

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