Exercise Detail

BB / DB Stepdown - Legs Exercise

Start Position End Position
Third Position Muscle Groups



Primary Muscle Group Secondary Muscle Group Joint type
Gluteals Quadriceps/Hamstrings Compound

Difficulty Equipment Needed
Intermediate Low (Body Weight or Barbell or Dumbell)


Description
This exercise may be done with body weight, dumbbells, or a barbell. START POSITION:  Place barbell on shoulders.  Stand on step or box.  MOVEMENT:  Keeping body in proper alignment, take a medium step back off step.  In one fluid motion, slowly lower body until front thigh is parallel to the floor.  Keeping weight on front leg, lean forward slightly and press up to starting position.  May also be done with dumbbells held to sides.

Video
http://www.youtube.com/embed/Z9JetbMP4hg