Cable Donkey Kickback

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Coach's Tips

It's a workout that can give muscles constant tension because it uses cables. It helps develop your gluteus maximus and hamstring!

How to Cable Donkey Kickback

Starting Position

1. Begin by attaching a cable to a low pulley.

2. Place one leg behind you and rest the top of your foot on the ground.

3. Bend your knee and hip so that your thigh is parallel to the ground and your shin is perpendicular to the ground.

4. Place your hand on the hip of the same leg that is behind you to create stability.

Proper Form

1. Keeping your back straight, extend your leg and squeeze your glute as you move your leg back.

2. Hold the contraction for a second and then slowly return to the starting position.

Breathing Technique

1. Inhale as you lower your leg to the starting position.

2. Exhale as you extend your leg and squeeze your glute.


1. Make sure to keep your back straight throughout the movement.

2. Avoid swinging your leg up or using momentum to complete the movement.

3. Do not lock your knee at the top of the movement.

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