What are abductors good for?
Exercising the abductor’s muscles helps improve core stability, better coordinate movements and improve general flexibility. With the help of these hip abduction machines, it becomes possible to specifically work on this muscle group in isolation and strengthen it.
How do I hit my abductors?
What happens if you have weak abductors?
Hip abductor weakness can lead to overuse injuries like patellofemoral pain syndrome (pain behind the kneecap) and iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS). It’s not clear whether hip abduction weakness is a cause of or a result of knee problems. Findings about the relationship between hip abduction and knee issues are mixed.