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Leg Lift in External Rotation

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Angle-Based Images: Leg Lift In External Rotation Video
Angle-Based Images: Leg Lift In External Rotation Video
Angle-Based Images: Leg Lift In External Rotation Video
Angle-Based Images: Leg Lift In External Rotation Video
Leg Lift in External Rotation: Step 1
Step 1 Lie sideways with your hip bones aligned one on top of the other and your legs stacked on top of each other. Lean your legs forward a bit so they are slightly in front of your torso. Rotate your top leg outward, bringing your heels together and toes apart.
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Leg Lift in External Rotation: Step 2
Step 2 Lift your top leg to hip height.
Leg Lift in External Rotation: Step 3
Step 3 Squeeze your leg and lower to touch your bottom heel. Repeat on the other side.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

You can use a wall to help stabilize your torso. Tighten your abdominals to anchor your body throughout the exercise.

Benefits

Increases core strength and hip mobility.

Modifications

To modify, keep your bottom leg bent and/or rest your back against a wall to help stabilize.

Related Exercises

  • Strength Exercises
  • Butt Exercises
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