Floor Bridge With Hip Abduction

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.