Standing Cable Kickback

Exercise for thigh, glutes, calves and core muscles

Standing Cable Kickback Illustration

Exercise execution guide

Starting position

Stand up tall in front of the step with dumbbells in each hand at your sides.


Keeping your chest tall and core engaged, step one foot up onto the step and place your whole foot flat on the step. Step the other foot up onto the step. Step back and down off of the step with the second foot you brought up, then step down with the first foot. Repeat with the opposite side.

Equipment Required

Cable Machine, Ankle Attachments

Main muscles

Thigh and Glute Muscles

Secondary muscles

Core Muscles, Calves