- Position yourself on all fours on a mat.
- Position your hands underneath your shoulders and place your knees under your hips.
- Keep your right knee bent at 90 degrees and flex the foot as you lift the knee until it is level with the hip.
- Lower the knee without touching the floor and repeat the lift.
- Once you’ve completed the reps on the right leg, switch legs.
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Donkey kicks is a gym work out exercise that targets glutes & hip flexors and also involves abs. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Squats to side leg raises/lifts, fire hydrants / abductor / adductor knee raises and elevated/barbell glute bridges/hip raises are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as donkey kicks. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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