Side Step – Band Around Forefoot

  • HOW: Get set up standing with a band positioned around the front of your feet. Assume a mini squat position, keep your feet facing at least 12 o'clock if not slightly turned out, and side step. Be sure to optimal foot/ankle position and maintain arch height throughout this exercise.
  • FEEL: You should feel your hip muscles and the muscles on the outside of your shins/calves working with this exercise.
  • COMPENSATION: Do not let your arches drop, do not lose optimal foot/ankle position, do not lean your trunk side-to-side, do not let your feet be pulled and turned in by the band.

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