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Lateral Dumbbell Step-up

Angle-Based Images: Lateral Dumbbell Step-up Video
Angle-Based Images: Lateral Dumbbell Step-up Video
Angle-Based Images: Lateral Dumbbell Step-up Video
Angle-Based Images: Lateral Dumbbell Step-up Video
Angle-Based Images: Lateral Dumbbell Step-up Video
Lateral Dumbbell Step-up: Step 1
Step 1 Stand beside a low box or bench. Hold a dumbbell in each hand at arms length, hanging by your sides. Place one foot onto the box or step, while your other foot is firmly planted on the floor.
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Lateral Dumbbell Step-up: Step 2
Step 2 Press heel of foot into the box and drive upward until your supporting leg becomes completely extended. Finish with your trail leg on the box or bench. Step down with the trail leg to return to starting position.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Center your weight in your heel and mid-foot.

Avoid using too high of a box from the start. Begin with a box of a moderately challenging height and progress from there.

Be sure to drive through your heel and squeeze your glutes at the top of the exercise.

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