Cable Hip Adduction

This Leg Exercise Strengthens your Hip Flexors Using a Cable Pulley


Welcome to our Cable Cable Hip Adduction Exercise Instruction Guide!

On this page you'll learn how to do this leg exercise using the correct technique. Below you'll find pictures, exercise instructions, and tips on how to get the most out of this and other Leg Exercises so you can immediately add to your Leg Workouts and other Weight Training Programs.



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Exercise Summary

Exercise Name:Cable Hip Adduction
Main Muscle:Hip Flexors
Secondary Muscle(s):N/A
Exercise Type:Isolation, Pull
Equipment Required:Cable

Exercise Description and Instruction:

This weight training exercise is an isolation exercise that targets your hip flexors at a cable pulley station. While this exercise shouldn't be the basis of you program, it does target an often underdeveloped area. Make sure to also view the traditional machine Hip Adduction and Hip Abduction.

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To Perform This Exercise:

  1. Stand alongside a cable pulley stack and attach a cuff to the pulley near your ankle.
  2. Step away from the weight stack holding onto the side of the cable tower for support.
  3. While standing firmly on the foot not attached to the cable, slowly pull (abduct) your cuffed ankle in front of your stabilizing leg and back.
  4. Repeat the movement for the prescribed number of repetitions then switch legs.

Other Popular Leg Exercises

Now that you've seen the Cable Hip Adduction, which primarily targets your Hip Flexors, check out all of our different Leg Exercises.

Our Leg Exercises page links directly to our Calf Exercises, Glute Exercises, Hamstring Exercises and Quadriceps Exercises.

Check out some of our other popular Lower Body Exercises. These pages link to all of our variations of the most popular leg exercises.


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