This exercise involves performing a series of skips, which can include high knees, butt kicks, lateral skips, and more. The goal is to improve cardiovascular endurance, coordination, and agility.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Skips Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms at your sides.
  2. Jump up and bring your left knee up towards your chest while simultaneously swinging your right arm forward.
  3. Land on your right foot and immediately jump up again, bringing your right knee up towards your chest while swinging your left arm forward.
  4. Continue alternating legs and arms, jumping as quickly as possible.
  5. Try to keep your movements light and bouncy, landing softly on the balls of your feet.
  6. Repeat for 30-60 seconds, or until you feel fatigued.

Skips Form & Visual


Skips Benefits

  • Improves cardiovascular health
  • Increases endurance and stamina
  • Burns calories and aids in weight loss
  • Strengthens leg muscles
  • Improves coordination and balance
  • Can be done anywhere with minimal equipment

Skips Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Calves
  • Glutes
  • Abdominals
  • Obliques
  • Hip flexors

Skips Variations & Alternatives