Master Speed Skaters

Speed Skaters

Speed Skaters

This is a beginner cardiovascular exercise that targets your iliotibial bands and hip abductors, but you also work your hamstrings, glutes, and calves. It is considered a full-body workout because it activates your entire body with a single move.

You do not need any equipment at all, just yourself! Get comfortable workout clothes, find a clean space big enough to get started.

Speed Skaters benefits

  • The cardio exercise you can do anywhere, at home, at the park, at the gym…
  • You get your entire body to work at the same time, especially your lower body and core
  • Burn fat and calories with this high-intensity interval exercise
  • You can burn about 120 calories for 10 minutes of the Speed Skater routine
  • You can incorporate this exercise into any workout
  • Quick cardio you can do anywhere anytime

Speed Skaters Step by Step

  • Your starting position is a half squat position, now place your left leg behind your right one.
  • Now jump to your left as far as possible and swing your arms in the same direction.
  • Now jump to your right as far as possible.
  • Do your first set of 10 repetitions. You can create your own sets.


  • Do not move your arm in any direction but the one that you do your jump.
  • Do not lean forward you might lose your balance
  • Do not bend your knees too much
  • Make sure you have enough room to do the exercise in a clean space
  • You can do 3 sets of 30 seconds to get used to it

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