How to do Power Skip

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Difficulty: Medium

Impact Level: High

Target Body Parts: abs, shoulders, calves, glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps


From a standing start, lift your right knee and swing your left arm forward and up whilst at the same time hopping on your left leg. As your left land lands, lower your right knee and swing your left arm back. At the same time shift your weight onto your right leg as you skip feet and raise your left knee, swing your right arm forwards and hop off your right foot. Continue this flowing skipping motion for the required duration.

Aim to keep your back straight and upright during the exercise and engage your core.

How to make Power Skip easier

For slightly easier and less intense cardio options try our Butt Kickers and Standing Mountain Climber exercises

How to make Power Skip more challenging

Up the intensity and try our High Knees and Sprinter exercises.

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