Stepback Handraise

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Coach's Tips

It's a workout where you lift both hands while pulling your feet back. The larger the movement, the more helpful it is to develop whole body muscles!

How to Stepback Handraise

Starting Position

1. Stand up straight with your feet hip-width apart.

2. Place your hands in front of your chest, with palms facing each other.

Proper Form

1. Step back with your right foot, keeping your left foot in the same spot.

2. Bend your right knee and lower your body until your right thigh is parallel to the floor.

3. As you lower your body, bring your hands up above your head.

4. Push off your right foot and return to the starting position.

5. Repeat with your left foot.

Breathing Technique

1. Breathe in as you lower your body.

2. Breathe out as you push off your foot to return to the starting position.


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

2. Do not allow your knee to extend beyond your toes.

3. Avoid any jerky movements.

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