Donkey Kicks

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Move Targets: Glutes and Hamstrings


Step 1: Start on all fours, with your hands directly under your shoulders and your knees directly under your hips.


Step 2: Keep your right knee at a 90-degree angle as you slowly raise your leg behind you until your thigh is almost parallel to the floor. Pulse your flexed foot toward the ceiling by squeezing your glutes. The motion should be small and controlled with the muscle doing the work and not momentum. Return to start position. That is one rep. Perform all your reps, then, switch sides and repeat.


Top: Black tank top

Bottoms: Royal blue running shorts

 Modification: (advanced): Add an ankle weight. 

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