Machine Adductions

machine adductions

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff.

Sitting on the machine with your legs apart :

  • Tighten your thighs

  • Back to the starting position by controlling the movement

machine adductions

This exercise works all the adductor muscles (pectineus, adductor longus, adductor magnus and gracilis). This exercise allows lifting weights heavier than cable adductions but the range of execution is smaller. Do sets with high reps until the burning sensation give excellent results.


adductor muscle thigh

This exercise can be used to strengthen the adductors because it’s a muscle group is often hurt during a violent effort. This is why it’s advisable to gradually increase the weight when you do sets with heavy weight and do stretching exercises after the session.

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