How to do March in Place

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Low

Target Body Parts: calves, quadriceps


Stand with feet shoulder length apart, and keep spine straight with hips facing forward. Bring your knee up so that your thigh is parallel to floor then place it down and bring the other leg up in an alternating fashion, keep a smooth pace and normal breathing for the duration of the exercise, if your balance feels compromised then do not raise your leg as high, and slightly bend the standing leg to lower your center of gravity.

How to make March in Place easier

This exercise can be done seated so that you do not have to balance on one leg. Or hold onto a chair back for support.

How to make March in Place more challenging

This exercise can be done with light ankle weights.

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