Barbell Lateral Step-Up

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell
  • Flat Bench

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barbell lateral step-up is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes and hamstrings ...more

barbell lateral step-up is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes and hamstrings.

The only barbell lateral step-up equipment that you really need is the following: barbell and flat bench. There are however many different barbell lateral step-up variations that you can try out that may require different types of barbell lateral step-up equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper barbell lateral step-up form is easy with the step by step barbell lateral step-up instructions, barbell lateral step-up tips, and the instructional barbell lateral step-up technique video on this page. barbell lateral step-up is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the barbell lateral step-up video, learn how to do the barbell lateral step-up, and then be sure and browse through the barbell lateral step-up workouts on our workout plans page!

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  1. Stand close to the step platform so you don't stretch your groin area reaching to the side for the platform.
  2. Don't round your back, keep it straight throughout the exercise.
  3. Choose a height for the platform that is not too high(strain) or too low(too easy).

Variations

  1. Use dumbbells instead of a barbell
  2. Perform with step platform in front rather than laterally.
  3. When on the platform, raise up on your tip toes to incorporate the calves.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell
  • Flat Bench

Featured Plans

Tips

  1. Stand close to the step platform so you don't stretch your groin area reaching to the side for the platform.
  2. Don't round your back, keep it straight throughout the exercise.
  3. Choose a height for the platform that is not too high(strain) or too low(too easy).

Variations

  1. Use dumbbells instead of a barbell
  2. Perform with step platform in front rather than laterally.
  3. When on the platform, raise up on your tip toes to incorporate the calves.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound