The resistance band kickback is a exercise that works the buttock or the glute muscle.
The gluteal muscles are made out of 4 different muscles.
The major muscle that make up the buttock are the gluteus maximus, medius and minimus.
The last or fourth muscle is call the tensor fasciae muske, which is the smallest of the muscle in the buttock.
The gluteus maximus, is the largest muscle in this group of muscles.
Since this glute kickbacks exercise will target the buttock, this workout also engagees other muscles as well.
The muscle that this exercise engage is the hamstrings, which is located at the back of the upper legs.
With this exercise you can do this exercise on the ground or standing up. The step by step instruction and the video will help you do this exercise correctly.
1. Start off by placing you foot through one of the handles of the resistance band, and place your hand through the second.
2. Place your hand along the wall or a sturdy object and make sure the band is on the outside of your body.
3. Slowly lift your leg, and make sure to keeps both legs straight while you do your kickback motion.
4. Once you get to the top of the kickback, make sure to squeeze your buttocks.
5. Repeat this for 8 to 16 reps.
6. Repeat for the other leg.
Tip: If your band does not have handles, just hold both ends of the band in one hand and place the band under your foot.
Here is a great site for more resistance band workouts.
Watch the video below to make sure you are doing this exercise correctly
While doing this exercise make sure to keep your foot on the floor to minimize movement of your hips.
If you enjoyed that workout, check out these other resistance band exercise.
The resistance band workout is as good or even better than buying weightlifting equipment. You can get a full workout with resistance training with less money.
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