Burpee Step-Ups

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The burpee step-up is a beginner level full body exercise.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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Glutes

Gluteal Muscles (Glutes) are one of the strongest muscles in the body and are the connecting point between your legs and back muscles. Glutes are used in a variety of actions from moving the leg to extending and rotating the hip, as well as extending and rotating the trunk of the body.

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Quadriceps

The quadriceps (quads) are a group of four muscles on the front of the thigh. They allow your knee to straighten and provide stability when standing. Your quads are the most important muscle group for maintaining the ability to stand and to walk independently.

Equipment Used


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Aerobic Steps

The aerobic step is an elevated platform used during exercise. The height of the step can be tailored to individual needs by inserting risers under the step. The aerobic step is most commonly used for various bodyweight, plyometric and dumbbell exercises.

Exercise Instructions


burpee step-ups - step 1

Step 1

Start in front of a mid-level step with your feet shoulder width apart.

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Step 2

Place your hands on the step and jump out into a push-up position.

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Step 3

Jump back up to your feet and step up and down the steps.