Hold dumbbells in each hand down to sides and stand with one foot on bench. Position foot on bench to side slightly forward of straight knee.
Stand on bench by straightening leg and pushing body upward. Step down returning foot off of bench to floor and repeat. Continue with opposite position.
Keep torso upright during exercise. Knee of exercised leg should point same direction as foot. Exercise can also be performed by placing traveling foot onto and off of bench next to foot of exercised leg. See alternative form.