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Exercises to Increase Agility: Side Steps

The following exercise helps to increase your ease and quickness of movement. It copies complex movements.

Note: Always warm up before and cool down after exercising. Stop any exercise that causes pain.

  • 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.


Online Medical Reviewer: Bellendir, Trina, MSPT, CLT
Online Medical Reviewer: Joseph, Thomas N., MD
Last Review Date: 8/16/2015
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