Outer Thigh - Hip (Hip Abductors) Exercises

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Exercises


Scissor Kicks (Intermediate)
Summary

This is an intermediate version of the lying down scissor kicks exercise. This exercise is great for working the hip flexors while using the abdominals to stabilize.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Scissor Kicks (Beginner)
Summary

This exercise is challenging for those with less flexibility but great for working the hip flexors while using abdominals to stabilize.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Scissor Kicks (Advanced)
Summary

This exercise is great for working the hip flexors while using the abdominals to stabilize.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
V-Sit
Summary

This exercise is a simple ab exercise that can be done almost anywhere.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Crunches with Straight Legs
Summary

This exercise is designed to work the abdominal muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Kneeling Side Leg Raises
Summary

This is a great exercise to work your hip joints.

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

This exercise focuses on working the hip abductors and glutes of the top leg, and groin (inner thigh) muscles of the bottom leg.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Bridges with Side Kick
Summary

This simple exercise is designed to work your glutes (buttocks), hamstrings and low back.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: Bench, BOSU
  • Categories: Balance, Core, Pilates, Strength
Lying Straight Leg Raise
Summary

Simple Hip Flexor Exercise

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Side Star Plank
Summary

This is an advanced version of the plank exercise. It focuses on working your side abdominals, and hip abductors and is more difficult than a regular side plank.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Buttocks
  • Equipment: Bench
  • Categories: Balance, Core, Strength
Glute and Thigh Stretch
Summary

This stretch focuses on the glutes and inner thighs.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Buttocks and Outer Thigh Stretch
Summary

This exercise is great after any sport. It focuses on stretching the glutes and outer thigh muscles.

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

This exercise focuses on stretching the quad muscles. It is great to do after sporting activities, or after a warm-up.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Standing Squats (No Weights)
Summary

This exercise is designed to strengthen the legs and gluteal muscles. The squat is a great overall exercise that requires many stabilizing muscle groups as well.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Quads
  • Equipment: Bench
  • Categories: Balance, Dynamic Warm-Up, Strength
Crunches with Knees Up
Summary

This exercise focuses on working your abs.

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