Standing Adductor / Adduction Stretch
- Stand tall with your chest up and your core tight. Your feet should be shoulder width apart. Place your hands on your hips for balance.
- Step directly to the left, leaving your right foot in place. Bend the left knee and pause once the upper left thigh is parallel to the ground. Your right leg should be completely straight. Toes on both feet should be pointing straight ahead.
- Hold this stretch for 20 to 40 seconds. Return to the starting position and repeat on the other side.
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Standing adductor / adduction stretch is a gym work out exercise that targets glutes & hip flexors and also involves hamstrings. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Water bottle squat clean and presses, hip raises / butt lift / bridges and dumbbell deadlifts are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as standing adductor / adduction stretch. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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