Start by standing at the bottom of the steps or in front of a box roughly 8 inches high. Place one foot up onto the step and push up until your other foot is on the step as well. Control the movement and step back down to your starting position. Perform on opposite side.
What muscle(s) this exercise if for?
- Quadruceps (Quads)
- Glutes (Gluteus Maximus, Gluteus Medius, Gluteus Minimus)
Why is this exercise important?
- Step ups increases ability to go up and down stairs and strengthens leg muscles
You should NOT do this if…
- Do not perofrm this exercise if you have pain while performing.