Outer Thigh - Hip (Hip Abductors) Exercises

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Exercises


Seated Pretzel Stretch
Summary

Common stretch for the Glutes and Outer Thigh (and a little bit of the back)

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
BOSU Lateral Leg Lift
Summary

This exercise focuses on strengthening the hip abductors (or deep buttock muscles) and the upper part of your outer thigh.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Glute Stretch
Summary

Simple glute stretch

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Side and Arm Stretch
Summary

Simple standing oblique stretch

  • Muscle Group: Lats, Chest
  • Equipment: BOSU, Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Pilates, Stretches
Gluteal and Outer Thigh Stretch
Summary

Common stretch for the Gluts and Outer Thigh (and a little bit of the back)

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Facing Down Glute Stretch
Summary

More advanced glute & hamstring stretch

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Standing Thigh Stretch
Summary

Standing Thigh Stretch

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Extended Leg Twists with Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a great ball exercise for the abs and inner thigh.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Pendulum with Exercise Ball
Summary

This is an advanced ball exercise for those more flexible.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Hamstring Curls (Single Leg) with Exercise Ball (Beginner)
Summary

This is a more difficult exercise on the ball for hamstring strength and core stability.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Squats with Band
Summary

Squats are one of the best exercises for the legs, buttocks and many other stabilizing muscle groups. This is a variation that uses the exercise band as opposed to free weights or no weights or resistance. If you would like to vary the challenge of this exercise try changing the strength of the exercise bands you are using.

  • Muscle Group:
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Strength
Side (Lateral) Leg Raises
Summary

This exercise is great for working the hips, obliques and glutes.

  • Muscle Group: Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Pilates, Strength
Lying Front Leg Raises
Summary

This exercise is great for working the hips and glutes.

  • Muscle Group: Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Pilates, Strength
Seated Glute and Lower Back Stretch
Summary

This is a simple exercise designed to help stretch the glutes and lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Side Stretch (Advanced)
Summary

This is a great stretching exercise for the obliques.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches