Kettlebell swing. A compound exercise, great for cardio circuits and strengthening the posterior chain. Target muscle: Gluteus Maximus. Synergistic muscles: Hamstrings, Adductor Magnus, Soleus, Quadriceps (Rectus Femoris, Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Medialis, Vastus Intermedius), Erector Spinae, Middle and Lower Trapezius, Anterior Deltoid, Lateral Deltoid, Clavicular (Upper) Pectoralis Major, and Serratus Anterior.
Exercise: Standing cable hip extension Type: Isolation push Target: Gluteus Maximus Synergists: Hamstrings (Biceps Femoris, Semitendinosus, and Semimembranosus) Instructions on website Notes Keep your body upright and your working leg straight. You may find that by slightly externally rotating your working leg, you achieve better glute activation. Use this exercise to isolate your glutes and hamstrings after your major compound exercises. The exercise is also great for warming up and...