High Knee Run

Cardiovascular / Calisthenics / Stretching / Warm-Up / Very Easy

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How to do the High Knee Run:

Muscles Worked

Quads secondary Calves secondary Hamstrings secondary Hip flexors primary Muscles diagram

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The high knee run is a cardiovascular, calisthenics, stretching, and warm-up exercise that primarily targets the hip flexors and to a lesser degree also targets the quads, calves, and hamstrings ...more

The high knee run is a cardiovascular, calisthenics, stretching, and warm-up exercise that primarily targets the hip flexors and to a lesser degree also targets the quads, calves, and hamstrings.

The only high knee run equipment that you really need is the following: . There are however many different high knee run variations that you can try out that may require different types of high knee run equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

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

Tips

  1. Pump arms back and forth and as you are running.
  2. Start off slowly and increase speed as you go.
  3. Do not lean back or let your shoulders round.
  4. Focus on landing on the balls of your feet.

Variations

  1. Perform Knee Hug Walks.
  2. Perform a High Knee Skip.
  3. Perform Butt Kicks.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Tips

  1. Pump arms back and forth and as you are running.
  2. Start off slowly and increase speed as you go.
  3. Do not lean back or let your shoulders round.
  4. Focus on landing on the balls of your feet.

Variations

  1. Perform Knee Hug Walks.
  2. Perform a High Knee Skip.
  3. Perform Butt Kicks.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound