Side Raise and Kick

Thighs, hips
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Coach's Tips

It's a workout to improve balance and coordination with body weight that strengthen thigh and hip muscles!

How to Side Raise and Kick

Starting Position

1. Stand with your feet hip-width apart, knees slightly bent and your arms at your sides.

2. Keep your chest lifted, shoulders down and back and your gaze forward.

Proper Form

1. Lift your right arm up to shoulder height and kick your left leg out to the side.

2. Return to the starting position and repeat on the other side.

3. Continue alternating sides for the desired number of repetitions.

Breathing Technique

1. As you lift your arm and kick your leg, inhale deeply.

2. As you return to the starting position, exhale.


1. Make sure to keep your core engaged throughout the exercise.

2. Do not lock your knees when standing.

3. Move slowly and with control to avoid straining your muscles.

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