Thomas Rohler performing High Knees workout while wearing Bauerfeind's Sports Ankle Support for better stability and perfromance

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Most of us remember doing High Knees at school as a warm-up. And considering that it’s a great way to get the blood pumping, there’s no surprise there. Along with improving cardiovascular health, High Knees can strengthen the legs and core and improve your balance and coordination. But to gain maximum benefits, you need to do it right.


The benefits of High-Knees 

Learning to do high knees will fire up the entire leg, strengthen hip flexors, improve coordination and flexibility in the lower body and increase momentum in your stride. Doing them as a warm-up is a great way to prepare your muscles for more complex movements. Performing this exercise between resistance training sets can improve muscle endurance. 


How to do High-Knees


  1. Stand tall with your feet about hip-to-shoulder-width apart and your arms at your sides.
  2. Looking straight ahead, draw your shoulders back and engage your core muscles.
  3. Bring your right knee toward your chest, slightly above waist level. Simultaneously, move your left hand up in a pumping motion.
  4. Lower your right leg and left hand.
  5. Repeat with your left leg and right hand.
  6. Do a couple of practice reps before increasing the exercise intensity.
  7. Alternate your right and left leg for 30 seconds. 
  8. Take a 30-second break, then repeat for 2 more sets.


Support your High-Knees

Bauerfeind’s Sports Ankle Support provides support and compression for better performance during workouts. Wearing it during the High Knees workout will: 

  • Boost circulation
  • Stabilise the ankle
  • Prevent injury

You’ll benefit from reduced muscle fatigue, improved muscle activation and proprioception, and less risk of a painful twist. 

If you require assistance selecting the right product for your needs or wearing the brace, call us on 098015660 or contact us via live chat.

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About Olympic Gold Medalist Thomas Roehler:

Thomas Roehler is a professional track and field athlete competing in the javelin throw. He is a 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist with a personal best of 93.90 m. With a passion for fitness, Thomas is showing us some of his favourite exercises to start the year with healthy habits and achieve your goals, whether you are just getting started or have been working out for a long time.



This information is provided for general information purposes and should not be relied on as a substitute for medical advice, evaluation or care from a qualified and licensed healthcare provider. The information contained here should not be considered a plan of care or physical therapy.


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