HIP ADDUCTOR MUSCLES
If you are looking to get faster and improve your lateral speed and quickness, then look no further than your hip adductor muscles. The Hip Adductors are located on the inside of your thigh. There are five of them and their names are the Adductor Longus, Adductor Brevis, Adductor Magnus, Pectineus and Gracilis. See Figure 1.
Hip adduction is the ability to move your thigh and leg inwards, toward each other, as well continuing on and crossing one leg over the other. This is seen by observing the right leg in the neutral position in Figure 1a and then adducted over the midline of the body as seen in Figure 1b. [Read more…]