Increases heart rate, endurance and aerobic fitness when used as part of an aerobic training session. Lifting the leg will strengthen leg muscles and help with balance.
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Aim to lift the knee to waist height, or as high as is comfortable, then lower your foot back down to the floor.
When bringing the leg down, avoid stomping – lower it with control.
Add in arm movements. Use the opposite arm to leg, if appropriate.