45 minute beginner lower body workout with a resistance band

Here's everything you need to try our 45 minute beginner lower body workout with a resistance band. For each circuit, complete each exercise one after the other and repeat it for 3 rounds before continuing on to the next circuit.

45 min read
Sean Klein
Created by
Sean Klein
Last updated
16/05/24
In This Workout
  • Circuit 1
  • Single Leg Straight Leg Deadlift with Wall Support
  • Circuit 2
  • Hamstring Walk Outs
  • Circuit 3
  • Glute Bridge Hold
  • Quadrupled Extensions
  • Frog Pump

Circuit 1

Complete this round 3 times.

Single Leg Straight Leg Deadlift with Wall Support

Complete 8 repetitions

Secondary
Lower Body
Hinge

Coaching Tips For Single Leg Straight Leg Deadlift with Wall Support

Follow these cues to perform Single Leg Straight Leg Deadlift with Wall Support correctly:

  • Keep the foot furthest away from the wall on the floor
  • Keep shoulders and hips square, feel the tension in the hamstring
  • Maintain an arch in the lower back.

Circuit 2

Complete this round 3 times.

Hamstring Walk Outs

Complete 7 repetitions

Secondary
Lower Body
Hinge

The hamstring walk out is an excellent hamstring exercise that is particularly effective at creating a large stimulus with no external load.

Benefits of Hamstring Walk Outs

The main benefit is the strength gained in the hamstrings. This is an excellent exercise for athletes who need to build strong hamstrings for both performance and injury mitigation. It is also excellent to maintain strength in the hinge pattern and maintain muscle mass if you don’t have access to weights.

How To Do Hamstring Walk Outs

  1. Start in a hip thrust position with the feet pressing into the ground.
  2. Slowly step forward. Take small steps to ensure there is enough time under tension.
  3. Once you’ve moved your feet slightly further away from the hips transition to the heels, creating a lot of tension in the hamstrings.
  4. Do a slight pause when the legs are nearly straight and use the hamstring to hold a strong and stable position.
  5. Step slowly back to the start position, taking small steps.

Coaching Tips For Hamstring Walk Outs

Follow these cues to perform Hamstring Walk Outs correctly:

  • Use the heels
  • Only go as far as the hamstrings feel able
  • Move slowly and deliberately.

Circuit 3

Complete this round 3 times.

Glute Bridge Hold

Complete 35 seconds

Secondary
Lower Body
Hip Dominant

Coaching Tips For Glute Bridge Hold

Follow these cues to perform Glute Bridge Hold correctly:

  • Maintain tension in the glutes throughout
  • Push into the floor with the feet.

Quadrupled Extensions

Complete 8 repetitions

Secondary
Lower Body
Hip Dominant

Coaching Tips For Quadrupled Extensions

Follow these cues to perform Quadrupled Extensions correctly:

  • Take your time and do a slight pause at extension, feel the tension in the glutes.

Frog Pump

Complete 25 repetitions

Secondary
Lower Body
Hip Dominant

Coaching Tips For Frog Pump

Follow these cues to perform Frog Pump correctly:

  • Keep soles of the feet together, try different feet positioning to find where you can get maximal glute activation.

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