Step Up Crossover
This exercise involves stepping up onto a platform or bench with one foot, then crossing the opposite foot behind and stepping down on the other side. It targets the lower body, particularly the glutes and thighs, and can be modified for different fitness levels by adjusting the height of the platform.
Step Up Crossover Instructions
- Stand in front of a step or platform with your feet shoulder-width apart.
- Step up onto the platform with your right foot, keeping your left foot on the ground.
- As you step up, swing your left leg across your body and place your left foot on the platform.
- Step down with your right foot, keeping your left foot on the platform.
- Step back down with your left foot, returning to the starting position.
- Repeat the exercise, starting with your left foot.
Step Up Crossover Form & Visual
Step Up Crossover Benefits
- Targets multiple muscle groups including glutes, quads, hamstrings, and calves
- Improves balance and stability
- Increases cardiovascular endurance
- Can be modified to increase or decrease intensity
- Requires minimal equipment and can be done at home or in the gym
Step Up Crossover Muscles Worked