Watch our team member Kimmy perform the dumbbell step-up.
Key Movement Points: 1. Feet are shoulder width or slightly wider apart 2. Dumbbells are held with straight arms by side of body 3. 3 points of contact with front foot when pushing up onto bench (inside of foot, outside of foot and heel) 4. Core is braced for entirety of movement 5. Glutes are engaged 6. Pause briefly at the top of the movement 7. Return to the bottom of the movement slowly 8. Maintain natural lumbar curve throughout.
Muscle Groups Worked: 1. Quads 2. Hamstring 3. Glutes 4. Abs 5. Obliques 6. Calves 7. Biceps 8. Traps 9. Delts 10. Lats