Sideways Leg Swings With Dumbbell

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Sideways Leg Swings With Dumbbell

The sideways leg swings with dumbbells should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the sideways leg swings with a dumbbell.

Beginning

Beginning Sideways Leg Swings

Begin with a thorough dynamic warm up before starting this exercise; this engages the nervous system.

Movement

Sideways Leg Swings Movement

1. Swing the hips from side to side starting with a small movement.

2. Allow the arm to swing in time with the hips across the trunk; don't control the arm.

3. Swing the arm approximately 10 times and then change the arms.

Benefits

Sideways Leg Swings Benefits

Lateral leg swings increase your hips' range of motion and prepare your muscles, tendons, and joints for increased physical exertion. Dynamic stretches safeguard our bodies from injuries and improve our training efficiency.

Exercise Aliases

Tight hip flexor exercises, hip swings exercise, exercises for the hips.

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