45 minute intermediate lower body workout with a pull up bar at home

Here's everything you need to try our 45 minute intermediate lower body workout with a pull up bar at home. 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
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Sean Klein
Last updated
01/04/24
In This Workout
  • Circuit 1
  • Single Leg Glute Bridge Hold
  • Side Lying Clam Raise
  • Single Leg Straight Leg Deadlift with Wall Support
  • Circuit 2
  • Single Leg Isometric Glute Bridge With Leg Lowering
  • Glute Bridge Hold
  • Hamstring Walk Outs

Circuit 1

Complete this round 3 times.

Single Leg Glute Bridge Hold

Complete 25 seconds

Coaching Tips For Single Leg Glute Bridge Hold

Follow these cues to perform Single Leg Glute Bridge Hold correctly:

  • Press the foot into the floor and lift hips up
  • Create as much tension as possible in the glute
  • Lock the knee of the straight leg.

Side Lying Clam Raise

Complete 8 repetitions

The side lying clam raise is an excellent hip dominant exercise that works the glutes but also requires a great deal of hip stability and control.

Benefits of Side Lying Clam Raise

The main benefit of the side lying clam raise is to build volume in the glutes and improve hip stability.

How To Do Side Lying Clam Raise

  1. Find the starting position with the elbow underneath the shoulder and knee and foot at
  2. degrees.
  3. Press the knee into the floor to lift the hip and simultaneously lift the knee not on the floor to open the hips.
  4. Do a slight pause at the top and come back to the starting position.

Coaching Tips For Side Lying Clam Raise

Follow these cues to perform Side Lying Clam Raise correctly:

  • Make sure your shoulders, hips and knees are inline
  • Ensure the elbow is comfortable, press through the knee into the floor finding tension in the glutes.

Single Leg Straight Leg Deadlift with Wall Support

Complete 10 repetitions

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.

Single Leg Isometric Glute Bridge With Leg Lowering

Complete 10 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Single Leg Isometric Glute Bridge With Leg Lowering

Follow these cues to perform Single Leg Isometric Glute Bridge With Leg Lowering correctly:

  • Keep consistent tension in the glute
  • Keep a tight core throughout.

Glute Bridge Hold

Complete 45 seconds

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.

Hamstring Walk Outs

Complete 8 repetitions

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.

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