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Clamshells

How to do Clamshells

1. Lay on your side on a soft workout surface with your lower arm bent at the elbow, your lower hand cushioning your head, and your legs bent at a 90-degree angle allowing your feet to rest out behind you

2. Keeping your feet together, raise the top leg to create the most distance between the knees by using your outer thigh and glute

3. Hold the top position briefly before lowering your knee softly back down to the starting position

What muscles do Clamshells work?

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The primary muscles used in Clamshells are the Glutes and Hip Flexors.