Band Hip Abduction-
1. Stand with your feet hip-width apart and hold a resistance band in both hands. 2. Place the center of the band under your feet and hold the handles at the sides of your hips.
1. Keeping your feet firmly planted on the ground, slowly move your hands outward and away from your body, squeezing your hips and glutes as you do so. 2. Move your hands out until your arms are extended straight out from your body. 3. Pause for a moment, then slowly move your hands back in to the starting position.
1. Inhale as you move your hands away from your body. 2. Exhale as you move your hands back in to the starting position.
1. Make sure to keep your back straight and your core engaged throughout the movement. 2. Avoid arching your back or leaning too far forward. 3. Don_ move your feet or shift your weight during the exercise. 4. Don_ overextend your arms; keep the movement slow and controlled.