Lever Standing Hip Abduction

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Lever Standing Hip Abduction

Instructions

Preparation

Adjust platform so lever fulcrum is same height as hip articulation. Adjust roller in low position. Face machine and grasp bars to sides. Place outside of thigh against roller pad and shift body weight to opposite leg.

Execution

Raise leg against roller pad to side by abduction hip. Return and repeat. Reposition roller pad lever and continue with opposite leg.

Comments

See ROM Criteria and Spot Reduction Myth.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Push

Muscles

Target

  • Hip Abductors (listed below)

Synergists

Stabilizers

  • Hip Abductors (opposite)

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