How to do Step Up Leg Kickback


Muscles Addressed

Quads, glutes

 

Instructions:

  1. Stand upright in front of a step or elevated and sturdy surface.
  2. Place one foot on top of the step and straighten the leg in order to move into a standing position on the step.
  3. Keep the leg that trails free and hanging; it should not touch the step.
  4. Kick out the trailing leg directly behind you in a controlled and steady motion.
  5. Pause for a moment when you reach the top of the step position.
  6. Carefully place the trailing leg on the floor as you bend the stepped up leg to return to the starting position.
  7. Repeat with other leg.

 

Alternatives:

Step up, Step up jumps

 

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