Exercice donkey kick

Donkey kicks target the glutes in a way many other compound exercises can’t. This move can be completed without equipment and can be modified for all fitness levels. The donkey kick’s scientific…

The Donkey Kick (also known as a kickback) is a bodyweight exercise that is done down on all fours. The Donkey Kick is easy to learn and perform, and is best for toning the Glutes and increasing core stability. A fun fact is that this exercise gets its name from its resemblance to a donkey kicking its leg back!

Donkey kicks is a gym work out exercise that targets glutes & hip flexors and also involves abs. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Kneeling hip flexor stretch, wall sit / squats / chair and toe taps are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as donkey kicks.

Assume your standard donkey kick position, like in the first two exercises. The variation in this exercise is that you are now moving your arm flat on the ground when you raise the alternate leg. So basically with every lift up your leg, your alternate arm drops and with every drop of your leg, your alternate arm raises.

Donkey kicks are great for both stability and toning, Ray says. They target your gluteus maximus—the largest of your three glutes muscles, and the bulk of your booty. They also work your core and…

Exercise: Donkey Kicks Muscles worked: Glutes, Hamstrings, Core (stabilizing muscles) Jolie Recommends: As many as you can! (Or: 5 sets of 20 reps – though go for less reps if you’re performing these weighted, say 8-10 reps) Difficulty rating: 2 Effectiveness rating: 8. Donkey kicks are great because they target the part of your butt that other compound exercises can miss. The movement of …