The floor bridge with hip abduction strengthens the gluteus maximus and hip abductors.
- Lie on the floor with knees bent, feet flat on floor and shoulder-width apart.
- Place a band around your knees.
- Contract your glutes and press your knees outward into the band.
- Lift your pelvis off the floor until the knees, hips and shoulders are in line.
- Hold for 2 seconds.
- Slowly lower pelvis to floor.
- Repeat for prescribed number of repetitions.