Cable Kickback

Target Area: Lower Body

Equipment: Cable Handle Attachment, Cable Machine 

  1. Stand facing a cable machine with the pulley fixed low. Secure your foot into the cable handle attachment and face the weight stack from a distance of about two feet, grasping the steel frame for support.
  2. While keeping your knees and hips bent slightly and your core tight, contract your glute to slowly kick the working leg back in a semicircular arc as high as it will comfortably go, keeping the other leg stationary with a soft knee.
  3. Squeeze your glute at the full extension before bringing your leg back and keeping the tension. Perform for the number of prescribed repetitions.



Increase the weight on the machine or number of repetitions.


Decrease the weight on the machine or number of repetitions. 


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