Exercises to Increase Agility: Side Steps
The following exercise helps to increase your ease and quickness of movement. It copies complex movements.
Here are the steps for the side steps exercise:
Start with knees slightly bent and feet together.
Step to the side with your left foot.
Step with your right foot to meet your left foot.
Step 3 times. Keep your steps short and comfortable.
Repeat the sequence in the opposite direction.
Continue for 2 to 3 minutes.
To make this exercise harder, use a resistance band.
Always warm up before and cool down after exercising. Stop any exercise that causes pain. Talk with your healthcare provider before starting any physical activity.
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