Step up platforms can be a great addition to your home gym. They allow you to do step aerobics exercises, which get your heart rate up and strengthen your leg muscles — making them also useful for people recovering from knee surgeries or lower leg injuries. When shopping for step up platforms, look for ones with multiple risers so you can customize the incline to your liking. The best kinds should also include a non-slip surface to keep you safe during your routines. With this in mind, we compiled some of the best step-up exercise platforms out now. They vary in width but all come with four risers so you can adjust the height to 4, 6 or 8 inches.
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1. The Step Original Aerobic Platform
The step has a non-slip cushioned top, non-skid feet, and comes with four rises for up to 8 inches of height. It measures 43 inches across for a wide stepping base.
Pros: It supports up to 350 pounds.
Cons: Requires a higher upfront investment.
2. HomGarden Adjustable Aerobic Stepper
It’s designed to hold up to 400 pounds with has four risers and three adjustable levels of height. Non-slip feet offer stability.
Pros: It offers a wide surface area and resistance to withstand vigorous workouts.
Cons: Can take up more storage space.
3. KLB Sport Adjustable Aerobic Stepper
It has 4 adjustable risers, non-slip feet and a shock-absorbing surface.
Pros: Unlike the other styles on our list, this one is only 31 inches wide, making it easier to fit small spaces and tuck away when not in use.
Cons: Might not be able to hold high weight capacities.