Barbell Transverse Step Ups

Posted by FitClick
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4:20pm filed under Thighs

Calories Burned:  510 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Thighs
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Gluteus Maximus
1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart directly behind, but parallel too, a platform such as an aerobics step.
2. Grip a barbell a bit wider than shoulder-width apart and rest this on your shoulders behind your neck.
3. Step one foot up onto the box, rotating your foot so that you are now facing forward.
4 .Push through your heel and raise your other foot onto the platform.
5. Return to the starting position, stepping off one foot at a time and repeat.

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