Anchored Standing Leg Abduction With Loop Bands
Area Targeted: Outer Thigh
Learn set-up, movements and points to remember below:
Anchor: Secure the door anchor at the bottom of the door.
Bands: Attach the band to the door anchor.
Body Positioning: Place the band around the ankle of your active leg. Stand 3 to 4 feet away from the door with your non-active leg closest to the door, and a couple of inches behind the active leg. Keep your back straight, head straight, chest up, and hands on hips.
Pull your active leg out to the side until it creates a 45 degree angle with the floor. Slowly return to the starting position. Repeat.
Points To Remember
1. Keep your active leg straight throughout the range of motion.
2. Visualize pulling the resistance from your heel.
3. If needed, position a chair for stability.