High Knee Skips

High Knee Skips


This exercise involves skipping in place while lifting your knees up high towards your chest. It is a high-intensity cardio exercise that helps to improve coordination, balance, and overall fitness.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

High Knee Skips Instructions

  1. Start by standing with your feet hip-width apart and your arms at your sides.
  2. Begin jogging in place, lifting your knees up towards your chest as high as you can.
  3. As you lift your knees, pump your arms up and down in a running motion.
  4. Continue jogging in place, alternating lifting your knees as high as you can for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  5. Rest for 30 seconds to 1 minute, then repeat for 3-4 sets.

High Knee Skips Form & Visual

High Knee Skips

High Knee Skips Benefits

  • Improves cardiovascular endurance
  • Increases lower body strength and power
  • Improves coordination and balance
  • Engages core muscles for stability
  • Can be done anywhere with minimal equipment

High Knee Skips Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Calf muscles
  • Abdominal muscles

High Knee Skips Variations & Alternatives