Dumbbell Hip Abduction Exercise
Lower Body Dumbbell Exercises Video Series
This dumbbell hip abduction exercise will help strengthen the outer
thigh muscles in your legs as well as the hip flexors.
This is the seventh exercise video of the lower body dumbbell workout
With this video, he uses a step up and then the hip abductor exercise,
so you are also working the glutes.
If you don't feel like you have the right balance with the step, just
perform the exercise on the floor.
You can place the dumbbell weight against the outer thigh to add
additional resistance or keep them up at your shoulders and out of the
Either way you will be engaging and strengthening those muscles.
Exercise #7 - Hip Abduction
Place a dumbbell in each hand and hold them at the shoulders in a
- Place the step next to you on the side that you will be
working first. Don't make the step too high to lose balance but high
enough to work those glutes as you step up.
- Step up onto the step with one leg.
- Lift your other leg straight out to the side to work the
hip and thigh muscles.
- Place the lifted leg back on the floor (leave the one on
- Repeat this for several times on one side.
- Switch sides and repeat for this side.
Watch the video below to ensure you are doing the this move
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