Dumb-bell step-up

This is a move you do every day when climbing stairs, which means it provides functional strength.

Variation: One-leg bench squat

1 Sep 2009

This puts the focus on your quads and the muscles that stabilise your knees.

One-leg bench squat: Step 1
  • One foot hanging over edge.
  • Stand on edge of bench.
One-leg bench squat: Step 2
  • Keep back straight.
  • Knee in line with foot.