Resistance Band Outer Thigh

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The resistance band outer thigh is a great exercise for your hips and to strengthen your leg muscles.

The main area that this exercise targets as the name suggests is the outer thigh.

This exercise does not only focus the outer thigh, but it also strengthens other muscles while doing this exercise.

These include the glutes and the hip flexors.

What great about this exercise is that you can engage the abdominals if you want, all you need to do is lift your head and shoulders off the ground while doing this workout. 

While doing this exercise it is recommended that you work the opposing muscle as well.

So when you are done with this exercise make sure to do the resistance band inner thigh exercise.

How to do the Resistance Band Outer Thigh

If you want to make this exercise a little be more difficult you can use a heavier or lighter bands or by change the positions of your hands on the bands.

Resistance Band Outer Thigh

1. Place the resistance band under your feet and lie down on your back.

2. Hold the bands with one hand halfway towards your feet, use the other hand to hold the loose ends of the band close to the handles.

3. Make sure your feet are flat and point them towards the ceiling.

4. Open your legs apart to the point the when you feel it in your muscle, make sure not to go too far or short.

5. If you find it is too easy, move your hand up toward your feet to increase the resistance. If you find that too hard move your hands away from your feet.

6. Do about 15 to 20 reps and do forget to breathe while doing this.

Tip: If you still feel this exercise is still too easy you can use a highest resistance bands or just use two bands at the same time.

Here is a great site for more resistance band workouts.

Watch the video below to make sure you are doing this exercise correctly

While doing this exercise make sure to keep your foot on the floor to minimize movement of your hips.

Resistance Band Workouts

The resistance band workout is as good or even better than buying weightlifting equipment. You can get a full workout with resistance training with less money.

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