Adductor Lungus

Adductor Lungus

The adductor longus is one of the hip adductor muscles, along with the adductor brevis and adductor magnus.

The hip adductors will obviously get recruited during exercises that require adduction of the hip. These exercises can be viewed in the exercise section to the right.

Studies have shown that the hip adductor muscles tend to have a slightly higher ratio of type i fibres then type ii.

Heads To The Muscle

  • Adductor Longus
  • Adductor Brevis
  • Adductor Magnus

Other Names For The Muscle

  • Legs
  • Inner Thigh
  • Groin
  • Hip adductor

Gym Slang/terms

  • Wheels
  • Groin
  • Inner Legs
  • Adductors


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