Lower Body Dumbbell Exercises Video Series
The dumbbell adduction, as opposed to the abduction, will work the
inner thigh muscles.
It's always good to do both the abduction and adduction exercises in
the same workout.
This way you are strengthening the opposing (or opposite) muscles of
the upper leg.
With this one, the movement is small so don't worry if you are not
getting a large range of motion.
While the movement is small, it is engaging the inner thigh muscle and
will strengthen this area.
This will also engage the hip muscles to a slightly extent than in the
abduction exercise you saw previously.
This is the last of the fitness videos in our lower body dumbbell
Exercise #8 - Dumbbell Adduction
You will only need one dumbbell weight for this exercise.
Start with both feet on the floor about shoulder width apart.
- Place your right leg slightly in front of you and turn your
foot out slightly.
- Place one dumbbell on the inner thigh of the right leg
holding the dumbbell with your right hand.
- The left leg should be bent slightly at the knee.
- Now swing your right leg across your body (towards the left
- Swing it back to the starting position.
- Repeat this for several repetitions and then repeat on the
Watch the video below to ensure you are doing the this move
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