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Walking Butt Kick Pulls – Exercise of the Week

Walking Pull Back Butt Kicks – Exercise of the Week

The walking butt-kick pulls is a dynamic stretching exercise you can use before each of your workouts. Dynamic stretching is used to increase the range of movement, blood and oxygen flow to soft tissues prior to exertion and helps reduce the chances of injury.

  • This exercise is similar to the Butt Kicks exercise except that we are slowing the action down to a walk and adding in a further dynamic stretch.
  • First take a step and then raise your heel as close as possible to your butt.
  • Once your heel is as close as you can lift it by itself, grab your foot with one of your hands and pull the heel closer to your butt which will increase the stretch to your quadriceps (your thigh)
  • Pause briefly at the top of the stretch and then return the foot back towards the starting position whilst taking a step forward.
  • Repeat the action on your opposite leg, and alternate legs until you have walked 15-20m


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