Adductor Longus is the middle of the three short adductor muscles. Groin strains are common injuries to the adductor muscles, which occur without a thorough warm-up or in individuals with chronically tight or weak adductor muscles.
Origin - Superior pubic ramus, just below the crest.
Insertion - Middle third of the linea aspera of the femur.
Actions - Hip adduction.
Innervation - Obturator nerve.
Daily uses - Bringing your second leg into the car.
Example Strengthening Exercises - Hip adduction using a resistance band.
Example Stretches - Long adductor stretch.