Hip Abduction Machine: Muscles Worked & Technique

Hip Abduction Machine exercise technique

Muscles Worked in Hip Abduction Machine

Muscles worked by hip abduction machine

Primary muscles worked:

Secondary muscles worked:

How to Do Hip Abductions

  • Adjust the machine to the appropriate settings, sit down, and grip the handles.
  • Push the pads out by moving your legs apart as far as possible.
  • Return with control to the starting position.


The hip abduction machine trains the muscles that abducts (moves apart) your thighs, like your gluteus medius and parts of gluteus maximus.

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