Fit Mom Step-Ups

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The step up is a lower body exercise that targets the glutes, quads and calves.


Picture of 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.

Picture of 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.

Equipment Used

Picture of Aerobic Steps

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

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Step 1

Stand in front of the aerobic steps with your feet hip width apart.

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Step 2

Step up on to the bench with both feet and stand up tall on top.

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Step 3

Step back down and repeat.