Learn the Explosive Lateral Step-Up

Learn Henrik Zetterberg's Explosive Lateral Step-Up to improve your explosiveness and agility.

Who's Doing It?

Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings All-Star LW

Why Do It:

  • Strengthens each leg individually to improve agility in all directions
  • Builds glute and quad power to increase speed, quickness and jumping height

How To Do It:

  • Stand with knee-high plyo box to left, holding dumbbells at sides
  • Place left foot on box
  • Stomp on box with left foot and immediately contract left quad and glute to explosively drive body up
  • Fully extend left leg and drive right knee up until thigh is parallel to ground
  • Bend left knee and hip to lower to starting position
  • Repeat for specifi ed reps
  • Perform set with right leg

Sets/Reps: 3-4x5-8 each leg

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