Firstly in how to do donkey kicks, we will show you the benefits of the exercise, the muscle groups it works and then the different variations of donkey kicks that you can use.
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The donkey kick works your lower back, core, legs, and bottom. With every lift, you are toning all 3 bottom muscles which make this exercise a great alternative to the squat. Donkey kicks are a simple exercise but they are also very effective. It targets the glutes and helps to tone, tighten and strengthen up your buttocks.
There is no equipment needed for the donkey kick just some floor space and maybe a mat for your knees. This exercise is a great add on to your workout and it also goes very well with one of our fitness challenges.
We’ve specially put together these challenges to make sure that it works your body to the max and provides you with the best benefits for your body.
Muscle Groups Worked
- Gluteus Maximus
- Rectus abdominis
- Latissimus dorsi