Bodyweight

Bodyweight Step Down

Improve leg strength, stability, and balance with the Bodyweight Step Down workout targeting quads and glutes. Simulating realistic movements, it's great for beginners and those in recovery.
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Bodyweight Step Down instructions
Step-by-step instructions
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Stand tall near the edge of a step or platform, facing away from it, with one foot planted firmly on the ground.
2
Bend your knee and slowly lower your opposite foot towards the ground, keeping your chest lifted and your gaze forward.
3
Touch your foot lightly to the ground, then push up through the standing leg to return to the starting position.
4
Repeat for the recommended number of reps, then switch legs.
5
Avoid rounding the back and hunching the shoulders.
Stand tall near the edge of a step or platform, facing away from it, with one foot planted firmly on the ground.
Bend your knee and slowly lower your opposite foot towards the ground, keeping your chest lifted and your gaze forward.
Touch your foot lightly to the ground, then push up through the standing leg to return to the starting position.
Repeat for the recommended number of reps, then switch legs.
Avoid rounding the back and hunching the shoulders.
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