Primary muscles: Thighs, glutes
Secondary muscles: Shoulders, core, arms
Equipment: Box, dumbbell
Step Up Crossover Instructions
1. Place a box or a step on the floor by your left side, and hold a dumbbell with both hands at chest height.
2. Step onto the box with your right foot, extend your right leg and bring your left foot up over the top and across to the other side.
3. Touch the floor briefly, extend your right leg, and bring your left foot up over the top and across to the initial side.
4. Repeat for the duration of the set and then switch legs.
Proper Form And Breathing Pattern
When doing the step up crossover, engage your core, maintain your chest open, keep the shoulders back and face front. Breathe smoothly, keep the movement slow and controlled, and point your knees in the same direction as the feet.
From the Shop
The step up crossover is a great move to target and tone your inner and outer thighs, quads, hamstrings, and glutes. This exercise also raises your heart rate, improves circulation and boosts your metabolism.
Step Up Crossover Demonstration
Sets And Reps
Do 30-second sets with each leg. To sculpt your thighs and boost your stamina, pair the step up crossover with gate swings, quick feet and side to side squats.
To calculate the number of calories burned doing the step up crossover, enter your weight and the duration of the exercise:
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