How should I do abduction butt exercises?

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Here's how to do abduction butt exercises:

Machine abduction: Begin by sitting in an abductor machine, and with your legs together, place your outer thighs on the restraint pads. Slowly force your legs apart as far as comfortably possible. Contract your glutes, and then reverse direction, returning to the start position.

Cable abductor pull: Attach a cuff to a low cable pulley and then secure the cuff to your right ankle. Position yourself so that your left side faces the weight stack and grasp a sturdy portion of the machine for support. Pull your right leg across your left leg and directly out to the side. Contract your glutes, and then slowly return your leg along the same path back to the start position. After finishing the desired number of repetitions, invert the position and repeat with the left leg.

Lying abduction: Begin by lying down on your left side. Bend your left leg at a 90-degree angle and bring your left foot to rest underneath your right knee. Keeping your right leg straight, slowly raise it as high as possible. Contract your glutes, and return to the start position. After finishing the desired number of repetitions, turn over and repeat the process with your left leg. For added intensity, attach leg weights to your ankles.

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