SEVEN EXERCISES BETTER THAN THE CLAMSHELL



The ability to create rotational torque around the hip is vital and definitely a skill and strength that should be worked on.


There’s nothing wrong with the clamshell, but it’s attempting to improve hip external rotation on a non-weightbearing position, which misses that vital rotational torque or wind up of the lower limb.


Once this ability has been learnt, it can be transferred into more complex movements.