Skaters

  1. From a standing position place all of your weight on your left foot until you are able to balance and lift your right foot off the ground. Eyes forward for balance.
  2. Squat down on your left leg, bringing your right leg behind you.
  3. Bring your right arm forward and your left arm back as if you were speed skating.
  4. Push off your left foot and with a small hop land on your right foot now in the same position but on the right leg.
  5. Repeat, hopping back and forth.

Muscles: Quads, hamstrings, glutes, hip flexors

Note: As strength and technique improve, challenge yourself to get lower and lower on each leg.