A strengthening exercise for the hamstring, gluteal and quadriceps muscles. Beneficial for those with knee or hip pain – especially for those who find other lower limb exercises painful to do.
Step ups are an excellent lower limb exercise – especially helpful for strengthening the gluteal muscles.
As demonstrated step up onto a step, ensuring good alignment of your knee over your foot. It is important to maintain your balance, whilst keeping your pelvis level – avoid letting one hip drop lower than the other.
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