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Gluteus Medius Strengthening (Beginner)

Created By: The Academy

Description:
Beginner 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 Hip Abduction in Sidelying (Knee Bent)

Thera-Band Loop Hip Abduction (Bent Knee) in Sidelying
Instructions:
Lay on your side with a medium loop around knees. Slightly bend knees. Push the bottom knee into the mat while lifting the top knee against the band. Hold and slowly return.

Thera-Band Loop Hip Rotation + Abduction in Sidelying

Thera-Band Loop Hip External Rotation + Abduction in Sidelying
Instructions:
Lay on your side with a medium loop around knees. Push the bottom knee into the mat while lifting the top knee against the band. Hold and slowly return.

Thera-Band Loop Bridge + Hip Abduction in Supine

Thera-Band Loop Bridge + Hip Abduction in Supine
Instructions:
Loop a medium band around knees with feet shoulder width apart. LIft rear off mat while pushing knees outward toward band. Hold and slowly return.

Thera-Band Loop Hip Abduction + Rotation in Supine

Thera-Band Loop Hip Abduction + Rotation in Supine
Instructions:
Lay with medium length band looped around knees. Push knees outward against band, keeping feet together. Hold and slowly return.

Thera-Band Loop Bridge (1-leg)

Thera-Band Loop Bridge (Unilateral)
Instructions:
Begin with a medium length loop around your knees. Begin in the bridge position with feet flat and rear raised up of floor. While keeping your back straight, lift one knee towards your head against the band. 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 Rotation + Abduction in Sidelying" video

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