February 19, 2015
Master the Move #11: Butt Kicks
Welcome to Master the Move. In this new series, we will focus on one specific exercise at time to break it down for you to learn it a little better for your next HIIT workout. Butt Kicks are up on the list of moves to master. Easy to do, however some still get this move totally wrong. The name says it all-you kick your own butt using your legs. How to:
- Keep your knees close together. Keep your torso upright. Do not lean forward. Quickly shift your weight to your right foot, bend your left knee and touch your left heel to your glutes, or as close as you can get. Lower your leg back down.
- Shift your weight to your left foot, bend your right knee and touch your right heel to your glutes, or as close as you can get. Lower your leg back down.
- Repeat this movement quickly, either moving forward slowly or standing still. Move your arms back and forth as with normal running.
- Continue for 30 seconds. Repeat three times.