60 minute beginner glute workout with kettlebells and a resistance band

Here's everything you need to try our 60 minute beginner glute workout with kettlebells and 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.

60 min read
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Sean Klein
Last updated
04/04/24
In This Workout
  • Circuit 1
  • Banded Extensions
  • Banded Hamstring Curl
  • Goblet Curtsy Squat
  • Circuit 2
  • KB Deadlift
  • Glute Bridge Hold
  • Hamstring Walk Outs
  • Circuit 3
  • Quadrupled Extensions
  • Frog Pump

Circuit 1

Complete this round 3 times.

Banded Extensions

Complete 14 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Banded Extensions

Follow these cues to perform Banded Extensions correctly:

  • Keep the hips high after the initial bend, feel the tension in the hamstrings
  • Maintain an arch in the lower back.

Banded Hamstring Curl

Complete 12 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Banded Hamstring Curl

Follow these cues to perform Banded Hamstring Curl correctly:

  • Attach the band just above the ankles, curl towards the glutes
  • Don't add much speed
  • Focus on contracting the hamstrings.

Goblet Curtsy Squat

Complete 6 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Goblet Curtsy Squat

Follow these cues to perform Goblet Curtsy Squat correctly:

  • Keep the front knee fixed over the ankle
  • Wrap the leg behind the planted foot and touch the back knee to floor.

Circuit 2

Complete this round 3 times.

KB Deadlift

Complete 10 repetitions

Coaching Tips For KB Deadlift

Follow these cues to perform KB Deadlift correctly:

  • Bend at the knee and the hips, folding into the hip crease
  • Use the hamstrings and lower back
  • Keep a neutral spine throughout
  • Keep the upperback tight and maintain an arch in the lower back.

Glute Bridge Hold

Complete 35 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 7 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.

Circuit 3

Complete this round 3 times.

Quadrupled Extensions

Complete 8 repetitions

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

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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