What are Inside Leg raises (Adductors)?

Adduction means to move towards the center.  Inside leg raises work on the muscles that cause adduction or the action that brings your leg in towards your body.

  1. Lying on your side with legs in a 30 degree scissor position (lower leg should be behind)
  2. Lift the lower leg as high as you can (should only be able to lift a few centimeters)
  3. Keep foot in neutral position (not pointing up or down)
  4. Slowly lower down
  5. Roll over and repeat on the other side

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