How to Do Cable Hip Abduction Exercise

  1. Attach a single handle to a low pulley on a cable machine.
  2. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your side facing the pulley machine.
  3. Grab the handle with your hand closest to the machine and hold it at your hip.
  4. Keeping your core engaged, abduct your leg away from your body until it is parallel to the ground.
  5. Slowly lower your leg back to the starting position.
  6. Repeat for 10-12 repetitions on each side.

Here are some tips for doing the cable hip abduction exercise:

  • Keep your core engaged throughout the entire movement.
  • Don’t swing your leg up into position. Use your hip muscles to control the movement.
  • Don’t lean back as you abduct your leg.
  • Keep your back straight and your shoulders relaxed.

If you are new to the cable hip abduction exercise, start with a light weight and gradually increase the weight as you get stronger. You can also use a resistance band instead of a cable machine.

Here are some videos that demonstrate how to do the cable hip abduction exercise: