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Gluteus Medius Strengthening (Advanced)

Created By: The Academy

Description:
Advanced exercises for strengthening hip abductors

Instructions:
Perform these exercises under the supervision of a qualified healthcare provider. Certain exercises may not be appropriate for every individual, while other exercises may be indicated. All exercises should be performed painfree.

Thera-Band Loop Lateral Walk (Monster Walk)

Thera-Band Loop Lateral Step
Instructions:
Begin with medium loop wrapped around your thighs, above the knees. Slightly bend your hips and knees into an athletic position. Keep your back straight as you step laterally against the band.

Thera-Band Loop Squat

Thera-Band Loop Squat
Instructions:
Stand with small loop around thighs, just above the knees. Keep feet a shoulder-width apart. Slightly bend the hips forward, keeping back straight and lower hips to ground by bending knees to about 45 degrees. Hold and slowly return.

Thera-Band Loop Hip Abduction on Stability Trainer

Thera-Band Loop Hip Abduction on Stability Trainer
Instructions:
Stand with medium loop around ankles. Stand on Stability Trainer to challenge balance. Kick your leg outward while keeping knee straight. Use support as needed to maintain an upright trunk. Hold and slowly return.

Thera-Band Loop Leg Press in Sidelying

Thera-Band Loop Leg Press in Sidelying
Instructions:
Lay on your side with one end of medium or long loop wrapped around your foot. Stabilize the other end in your hand on the mat. Begin with your knees bent. Lift your top leg and extend against the band. Hold and slowly return.

Thera-Band Loop Hip Abduction in Standing

Thera-Band Loop Hip Abduction in Standing
Instructions:
Stand with medium loop around ankles. Kick leg outward while keeping knee straight. Use support as needed to maintain an upright trunk. Hold and slowly return.
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Consult your healthcare provider before beginning this exercise program. If you experience any pain or difficulty with any exercises, stop and consult your healthcare provider. The Hygenic Corporation is not liable for any injuries incurred while using exercises or programs accessed via this website. User must wear suitable eye protection such as safety goggles to protect against possibility of eye injury as a result of the band or tube snapping towards the face if grip is lost or if the band or tube breaks.

Exercise "Thera-Band Loop Hip Abduction in Standing" video

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