Lateral Shuffle

Practical Usage

Incorporate this exercise into the routine of your choice with the upcoming ExRx app. Or use the workout creation guide for an evidence-based do-it-yourself approach.

Lateral Shuffle


Bearing: Weight
Impact: High



Stand in athletic position; wide stance with knees, hips, and arms bent, chest up.


Step sideways in direction of intended path with lead leg. Side step with trailing leg and push off second side step with lead leg before landing trailing leg. Continue for shuffling pattern to desired point.


Start slow and build up pace. Intensity is normally increased by shuffling faster or taking wider strides so that plant of trailing foot occurs beyond point at which leading foot had just left. Also known as Side Shuffle or just Shuffle.

Force (Articulation)



Aerobic Conditioning | Exercise Instruction | Cardio Exercises

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