Side plank hip abduction



Exercise details

  • Target muscles: Tensor Fasciae Latae, Gluteus Medius, Gluteus Minimus
  • Synergists: Internal and External Obliques, Quadratus Lumborum, Psoas Major, Iliocastalis Lumborum, Iliocastalis Thoracis
  • Mechanics: Compound
  • Force: Push

Starting position

  1. Lie on the floor, on your left side, supporting your body weight on your left elbow, which should be directly under your shoulder.
  2. Straighten your body and legs. Your feet should be together, and your hip should be resting on the floor.
  3. Place your free hand on your hip.


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