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How To Do High Knees

Instructional Video


Written Instructions

  1. Stand up right with your feet hip width apart, bend your arms at your waist so your forearms become parallel to the floor, twist your palms in so that they’re in front of your belly button.
  2. Drive one leg up towards your belly.
  3. Drop the leg once your thigh has touched your hand, at the same time drive the opposite leg up.
  4. Do this for time.


If you’re struggling with this movement or it’s too impactful on your knees, try this. Perform the same movement with the legs, driving the knees up towards the chest but at a much slower and controlled pace. Really focusing on squeezing the core to bring the knee upwards. Lower your leg back slowly to the ground, regain your balance and swap sides.


Looking for more of a flamin' challenge? Try doing high knees with power punches, combining these two exercises together can really help you get your sweat on.


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