Exercise Help & Tips: Step-Ups Close
stretching Core Exercises Upper Body Exercises Lower Body Exercises
Exercise Animations
Starting Position
Begin by standing in front of the step or riser (8-12 inches tall) facing forward.

Action
Place right foot in the middle of step and step up as you balance your body for 1-2 seconds on the right leg. Your left leg should be behind your body to help stabilize your weight as it is shifting. Step down with your left leg first and continue on down with your right. Try for 2 sets of 10-12 repetitions for each leg.

Special Instructions
If you donít feel comfortable with a riser or step height between 8-12 inches, start out at a lower height.

Muscles Worked: Quads, Glutes, Calves