Lateral X Steps

Dynamic Warm-Up

Upper Extremity Focus

Series 1, Movement #3/7

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Grab a resistance band and hold with both hands.
  2. Step laterally, while simultaneously moving arms into bilateral “Y” position.
  3. Control the Y down towards waist level.
  4. Repeat for 20-30 feet, and then back to starting position.
  5. Complete 2 laps.

TIPS:

  • To make this move harder: complete a side lunge (Cossack Squat) instep of side step.
  • Add light dumbbells in your hands to make this tougher.

TARGETS:

  • Shoulder and scapular motor control, UE and LE warm-up
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