Step Up – 4 Way

  • HOW: Begin with a small step set on the ground. Using one side edge of the step, step up forward with the leg closest to the step bringing the outside leg’s knee up into a runner’s position. From here, bend your inside knee and step out to the side with your outside leg tapping your toe. Return to the runner’s position.Then, step towards the front with the same outside leg tapping your heel, then back to the runner’s position. Finally, bend your knee of the planted leg as you reach your outside leg behind you to tap your toe. 
  • FEEL: You should mostly feel your quadriceps and glute muscles working on the leg that is on the step.
  • COMPENSATION: Keep the inside foot on the step at all times. Keep your chest up as you bend your knee and sit back into the hip pocket of the stance leg

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