Stand in front of a step, bench or stair with back, legs and arms straight, feet hip-distance apart, and weights in each hand (palms facing the body).
EXHALE: With right leg, step onto the center of the bench and straighten your right leg at the top. Opposite leg should remain behind you for counter balance.
INHALE: Slowly bend right knee and step back down with left and then right foot to complete one rep.
Complete all reps on one leg before switching sides.
Start with a shorter step height until you master the exercise.
Muscles Worked: Quads, Glutes, Calves