Exercise How To:

Glute Kickbacks


Muscles Worked: Glutes, hamstrings

Starting Position: Kneel down on your knees on a floor mat or carpeted area. Keep your knees shoulder width apart. Place your hands with your palms down on the mat. Your back should be flat.

Action: Pick one knee up, of the ground, and keep it bent at 90 degrees. Flex your glute muscle so that your knee makes a straight line to your chest and the bottom of your foot should face the ceiling.

Return to the starting position without letting your knee touch the ground.

Muscles Worked

Gluteal MusclesHamstrings

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Tips for Glute Kickbacks:

1/ Avoid leaning to the side.