How to Do Cable Step Up
Each cable step up should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.
If any pain is experienced, immediately stop this cable step up.
Beginning Cable Step Up
The platform should be set so that your knee begins the stepping movement at 90 degrees.
Set weight and hold handles down to your sides with core tight and chest high.
Cable Step Up Movement
1. Brace your lower back, and straighten your foot on the stepping platform.
2. Breathing out, step up with one leg until your knee is straight.
3. Breathing in, slowly return to the original position at the bottom of the stepper.
4. If you cannot perform movement without arching your lower back, reduce weight and continue.
Cable Step Up Benefits
Improves strength definition in the Quadriceps front of the upper thigh.
Improves strength definition in the back of the upper thigh.
Improves strength definition in Forearm flexor Grip.
Improves coordination between upper and lower body.