Cable Hip Abduction

Cable Hip Abduction

Classification

Utility: Auxiliary
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Push

Instructions

Preparation

Stand in front of low pulley facing to one side. Attach cable cuff to far ankle. Step out away from stack and grasp ballet bar. Stand on near foot and allow far leg to cross in front.

Execution

Move leg to opposite side of low pulley by abduction hip. Return and repeat. Turn around and continue with opposite leg.

Comments

See ROM Criteria and Spot Reduction Myth.

Muscles

Target

  • Hip Abductors (listed below)

Synergists

Stabilizers

  • Hip Abductors (opposite)

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