Primary muscles: Glutes, hips, outer thighs
Secondary muscles: Core, lower back, calves
Equipment: Resistance band
SQUAT BAND HIP ABDUCTION INSTRUCTIONS
1. Place a resistance band around both ankles, keep your feet shoulder-width apart and squat.
2. As you stand up, switch your weight to the left leg and raise your right leg out to the side.
3. Return to the squat position and then repeat with the left leg.
PROPER FORM AND BREATHING PATTERN
Engage your core and as you squat, keep your hips back and don’t let your knees extend beyond the toes. Exhale as you stand back up, raise your leg out to the side and keep your spine aligned.
The squat band hip abduction is a dynamic exercise that helps tone and sculpt your glutes, hips, and outer thighs. This exercise also improves your balance, athletic performance and helps strengthen the hip abductors, which are crucial for stabilization and injury prevention.
SETS AND REPS
To calculate the number of calories burned doing the squat band hip abduction, enter your weight and the duration of the exercise: