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Standing Cable Hip Abduction

Angle-Based Images: Standing Cable Hip Abduction Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Cable Hip Abduction Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Cable Hip Abduction Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Cable Hip Abduction Video
Angle-Based Images: Standing Cable Hip Abduction Video
Standing Cable Hip Abduction: Step 1
Step 1 Stand tall with one shoulder next to the cable machine and your legs about shoulder-width apart. An ankle attachment should be placed around the ankle that's farthest from the cable machine. Place one hand on your hips, while your other hand is securely positioned on cable machine.
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Standing Cable Hip Abduction: Step 2
Step 2 Raise the weighted leg out laterally as high as possible. Pause and then reverse the motion back to starting position.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Avoid bending forward at the torso during the movement. Instead, keep your chest up tall and move only through your hip.

Avoid leaning from one side to the other during the movement. Keep your upper body centered the entire time.

Squeeze your glutes at the top of the movement before lowering your leg back to the starting position.

Related Exercises

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