The clamshell in sidelying is a great exercise for the hips. It may seem easy at first, but will get harder the more reps you do.
To perform the clamshell in sidelying:
- Lie on your side with your knees bent forward where your heels are aligned with your body.
- Keeping your body perpendicular with the ground, and not rotating your hips, lift the top knee towards the ceiling, keeping your feet together. Slowly come back down.
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