Side Steps work that booty and are also a great way to strengthen your hip abductors.
Side Step Modification
Based on your Fitness Level
- Beginner: Use the lightest resistance fitness band around your lower thigh, just above the knee
- Intermediate: Use the medium resistance fitness band around your lower thigh, just above the knee
- Expert: Use the heaviest resistance fitness band around your lower thigh, just above the knee
Step-By-Step Instructions to Complete Side Steps:
- Place fitness band around your thighs just above your knees.
- Slightly bend your knees and bend forward at the hips about 20-degrees, this is the starting position.
- With your right footstep out to the side and plant your foot fully on the ground, then bring your right foot back to the starting position.
- Then using the right foot step backward diagonally, plant your foot completely then bring it back to your starting position.
- Then using your right footstep backwards and plant your foot completely, then bring it back to the starting position.
Those three steps are one Side Step. Do those three steps the number of recommended reps on the right side, then switch and do the same thing with your left leg.
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