The outer thigh press strengthens the hip and outer thigh muscles by contracting them through a short range of motion.
Lie on your right side with right arm extended out straight, head resting on arm. Place your left arm in front of your chest for support. Keep your hips aligned, bending your right leg for a wide base of support. Lift left leg so that knee is parallel to the floor and foot is several inches from floor.
Press left leg up several inches for a short range of motion and return to starting position. Remember to exhale on exertion. Repeat for about 8 times. If your muscles should fatigue, rest and continue when you are ready. Repeat on the other side. Progress to 3 sets of 8 on each side.
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