Weighted Lateral Step-up

โœ… The Set-up
- Stand next to an elevated surface (stool, chair, etc.).
- Hold weight(s) in your hands at hip level.
- Raise inside leg onto elevated surface, placing full foot on top, knee bent, mostly balancing on the leg on the ground.

๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ The Action
- Drive off of your foot on the surface to a standing position, locking legs out at the top.
- Trailing leg stays floating in air.
- Lower trailing leg down slowly and return it to the ground, keeping one leg on the surface.

โœ… The Finish
- Standing upright, legs and hips locked out, with one leg on a chair/stool and the other free floating, weight(s) in hands.

๐Ÿงข Coaching Tips! Drive off of your heel as you raise and lower your body to stay out of your knees.

Weighted Lateral Step-up

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Weighted Lateral Step-up

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