Primary muscles: Glutes, quads
Secondary muscles: Outer thighs, inner thighs
Equipment: No equipment
1. Lean forward, jump to the right, bring your left foot behind you, and bring your left arm in front of you.
2. Jump to the left, bring your right arm in front of you and your right foot behind you.
3. Repeat this side to side movement until the set is complete.
PROPER FORM AND BREATHING PATTERN
Keep your back flat, your shoulders back, and engage your core muscles. Jump to the side as far as possible, and use the movement of your arms to gain momentum.
The skaters is an effective cardiovascular move that improves muscle endurance and strength. This exercise strengthens the glutes, hips and legs, and enhances coordination and balance.
SETS AND REPS
Start slowly with 30-second sets and, as you become more accustomed to the skaters form, increase your speed and the duration of the exercise. To get your heart rate up and burn more calories, add this exercise to your warm up routine or to a cardio workout.
To calculate the number of calories burned doing skaters, enter your weight and the duration of the exercise: