Adductor Magnus is the largest of the adductor muscles and with the gracilis muscle forms the long adductor group.
Origin (where it starts from)
- Adductor head: Inferior ramus of pubis and ischial ramus
- Hamstring head: Ischial tuberosity
Insertion (where it inserts into)
- Adductor head: Gluteal tuberosity, linea aspera and proximal supracondylar line
- Hamstring head: Adductor tubercle of the femur
- Adductor head: Adducts and flexes hip
- Hamstring head: Extends hip
Which nerve makes it move?
- Adductor head: Obturator nerve
- Hamstring head: Sciatic nerve
- Bringing your second leg into the car
How can I stretch it?
How can I strengthen it?