The Move: Clamshells

I’m starting a new series! Since I workout 2-3 times a week with a personal trainer not to mention on my own, I know a lot of exercises. I wanted to share a few that require little to no equipment.

First up are clamshells.

Lay on your side, bottom forearm propping you up with your top hand cradling your head and resting your elbow on the floor. Have your knees bent, with one stacked on top of the other. Keeping your heels together open your top leg to the sky so you’re making a diamond shape with your legs. Close. That’s one rep. Do 8-10 for one set. Do as many sets as you can handle. Flip over and do it with the other leg opening.

Make it harder: add a resistance band midway up your thighs that you’re stretching open with each clamshell.

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Author: loganmer

Chicago CPA. Passionate about many things; mildly OCD.

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