When used as part of an aerobic workout, this exercise can help improve endurance, aerobic fitness and co-ordination.
Start with ten box steps and aim to increase the size of the box and the speed of the exercise as you improve. Keep the pace steady.
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Imagine you have a square drawn out in front of you on the floor.
Step forward into the square – left foot in the top left corner, right foot in the top right corner, then step back – left foot to bottom left corner, right foot go bottom right corner.
Add the arms to match the movement of your feet, if appropriate.