Butt or Gluteus Maximus Kickbacks

How to do the Butt or Gluteus Maximus Kickbacks

This butt kickback can be performed as shown by kneeling down with one leg behind your body slightly raised and bent in a 90 degree position. Now raise the leg as high as you can and slowly lower it to the starting position. This exercise can be very good for physical therapy and other recovery type exercises.

Spotter Information:

A spotter is not really required, however it can be used to critique form and for motivation.

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Butt
  • Gluteus Maximus
  • Hamstrings
  • Ass
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  • Calisthenics

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
0 lbs12.8 0 lbs


What is a good starting weight?


Based on an average weight lifted of 0 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 0 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.




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