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Barbell Step Up (Alternating)

  • Beginner
  • Quadriceps · Hamstrings · Glutes

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Setup instructions

1) Place the bench/step length-wise on the floor.

2) Hold the bar with a wide overhand grip and place it behind your neck - elbows face down and out.

3) Stand tall with a slight bend in the knees. Keep the chest up, core and glutes tight.

Perform instructions

1) Shift the weight to your left leg and step your right foot on the step.

2) Press into your right heel and drive up. Bring your left foot on the step. You should be standing up fully on the platform.

3) Pause for a second at the top. Shift the weight to your left leg and step your right foot on the floor behind you.

4) Shift the weight to your right leg and step the left foot down to the floor - follow this pattern.

5) Repeat on the other side.

Anatomy