Primary muscles: Outer thighs, quads, calves
Secondary muscles: Glutes
Equipment: No equipment
QUICK FEET INSTRUCTIONS
1. Start in an athletic position with your feet shoulder-width apart and your hips low.
2. Push through the balls of your feet and run in place quickly.
3. Repeat until the set is complete.
PROPER FORM AND BREATHING PATTERN
Stay low throughout the movement, use your arms and do the quick steps as fast as you can. Breathe deeply, with a smooth and steady rhythm, and keep your spine neutral and your core tight.
The quick feet is a great exercise if your goal is to improve your speed and agility. This exercise increases your heart rate and gives you a great cardio workout. If you’re trying to burn some calories while working your lower body, you should definitely add this exercise to your workout routine.
SETS AND REPS
For a workout that incorporates all the muscles of the legs and that gives you an amazing cardio boost try doing 30 sec of jumping lunges, plus 30 sec of quick feet and 30 sec of frog jumps. Repeat this circuit 5 times, with 30 sec of rest in between each set. You’ll have amazing legs in no time!
To calculate the number of calories burned doing the quick feet exercise, enter your weight and the duration of the exercise: