Band Step Up
1. Stand upright with your feet hip width apart, your knees slightly bent, and your arms down by your sides. 2. Place the band around your feet and hold an end of the band in each hand.
1. Push your hips back and bend your knees to lower your body into a squat position. 2. As you do this, press the band outwards in front of your body, keeping your arms straight and your shoulders back. 3. As you reach the bottom of the squat, press your feet into the floor and stand back up to the starting position.
1. Breath in as you lower your body into the squat. 2. Exhale as you press your feet into the floor and stand back up.
1. Keep your back straight throughout the exercise. 2. Maintain a neutral spine and avoid rounding your back. 3. Do not allow your knees to move past your toes. 4. Do not allow your heels to lift off the floor during the exercise.