How To Do High Knees Exercise
Learn How To Do High Knees Exercise With These Simple Steps
Are you struggling with your high knees exercise? Follow these simple steps to learn the most effective way of how to do high knees exercise and start feeling the benefits.
Benefits of High Knees
Great cardio exercise to get the heart pumping if performed regularly it will improve flexibility and power in the lower limbs.
Muscle Groups Worked:
Quadriceps, gastrocnemius, soleus, gluteus maximus, rectus abdominis, hamstrings, abductors, adductors, tibialis anterior.
High Knees Variation
Instead of jumping from one foot to the other at a fast pace just lift one leg up to hip height then return that to the ground and lift the opposite leg.
Step by Step Guide:
- Stand straight with the feet hip width apart, looking straight ahead and arms hanging down by your side
- Jump from one foot to the other at the same time lifting your knees as high as possible, hip height is advisable
- The arms should be following the motion
- Touch the ground with the balls of your feet
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