Suspended Hip Abduction

Practical Usage

Incorporate this exercise into the routine of your choice with the upcoming ExRx app. Or use the workout creation guide for an evidence-based do-it-yourself approach.

Suspended Hip Abduction


Utility: Auxiliary
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Push



Sit on floor facing suspension trainer loops in low position. Grasp bottom of loops, then lay supine. Raise legs and place heels in loops with soles contacting handles. Extend legs out and place arms on floor off to sides. Straighten low back, knees, and hips, raising back and hips off of floor.


Pull legs apart as far as possible. Return by placing legs together and repeat.


See Suspended Supine Feet Mount/Dismount. Keep low back straight, maintaining approximate height from floor throughout movement. See ROM Criteria and Spot Reduction Myth.


Movement can be made easier by lying closer under anchor of suspension trainer.


Movement can be made more challenging by lying further back, away horizontally from anchor of suspension trainer.

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