Bent Over Kickback

Bent Over Kickback

What muscles do Bent Over Kickback work?

The bent-over kickback exercise primarily works the triceps brachii, a muscle located in the back of the upper arm that is responsible for extending the elbow. It also engages the posterior deltoid and the latissimus dorsi, muscles located in the back and sides of the upper body. The kickback is an effective exercise for strengthening the triceps and the muscles of the upper back..

How do you do a Bent Over Kickback?

To perform a bent-over kickback exercise:

  • Stand with your feet hip-width apart, holding a pair of AguaForce Weights.
  • Bend forward from the hips, keeping your back flat and your neck in a neutral position.
  • Hold the AguaForce Weights with your palms facing each other, arms extended straight down and parallel to the floor.
  • Keeping your upper arm stationary, extend your elbow and kick one AguaForce Weight backwards until your arm is straight behind you.
  • Pause briefly, then slowly lower the weight back to the starting position.
  • Repeat the motion with the other arm.
  • Continue alternating arms for the desired number of reps.

It's important to use a weight that is appropriate for your strength level and to keep your movements smooth and controlled. Make sure to keep your back flat and your neck in a neutral position, avoiding any excessive arching or rounding of the back. Also, avoid swinging the weights and use your triceps to lift the weights, not your shoulders.