Banded Side Kick

Banded Side Kick exercise technique

Muscles Worked

Muscles worked by banded side kicks

Primary

Secondary

Instructions

  • Place an elastic band around your ankles. Hold on to something with your hands for balance.
  • Stand on one leg, while bringing your other leg as far out to the side as possible.
  • Bring the leg back in while resisting the band.

Commentary

Banded side kicks train the muscles that abduct (moves apart) your thighs, like your gluteus medius and parts of gluteus maximus.

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