Step Platforms Jacksonville NC

Step aerobics offers a more intense workout than doing the same aerobic movements on the flat floor. The step platform forces the body to give that little bit extra to step onto the platform. The other benefit is that step aerobics are low impact and don't stress the joints like running on hard concrete. The action of stepping also doesn't require a great deal of coordination for those of us who are a little under-balanced, included.

Sports Authority
(704) 553-0096
Carolina Pavilion, 9567 South Boulevard
Charlotte, NC
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(336) 774-8490
Stone's Throw Plaza, 1935 Hampton Inn Court
Winston-Salem, NC
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(704) 824-1453
Franklin Square, 3704 E. Franklin Boulevard
Gastonia, NC
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Home Team Athletics
(910) 938-0862
242 Wilmington Hwy
Jacksonville, NC
 
Sports Authority
(704) 979-0177
8094 Concord Mills Boulevard
Concord, NC
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(336) 294-6481
Landmark Station, 1305 Bridford Parkway
Greensboro, NC
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Finish Line the
(910) 353-3831
375 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC
 
Omega Sports
(910) 989-6330
1250 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC
 

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If you've ever charged up 8 flights of stairs to your office or apartment when the elevators were out of service then you're already a pro at step aerobics without even knowing it. Step aerobics is popular because it's simple to do and requires little equipment or space. All that's required for a butt- and thigh-blasting step session is a flat surface, a step platform and a lightweight, sturdy pair of sneakers.

Step aerobics offers a more intense workout than doing the same aerobic movements on the flat floor. The step platform forces the body to give that little bit extra to step onto the platform. The other benefit is that step aerobics are low impact and don't stress the joints like running on hard concrete. The action of stepping also doesn't require a great deal of coordination for those of us who are a little under-balanced, included.

There are many companies that sell step platforms, but then try and tempt you with extras such as exercise videos and step aerobic guides. But if you're on a budget you can make your own step platform from typical household items such as a block of wood, a milk crate, a short stool or a concrete block. Just be sure that your raised platform is sturdy so you don't fall off and break your recently finely toned backside that's right, I found out the hard way that the toned ones don't provide quite as much padding.

If you're just beginning your foray into step aerobics start with simple up and down exercises. Howe...

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