Step aerobics is a form of aerobic exercise distinguished from other types of aerobic exercise by its use of an elevated platform (the step). The height can be tailored to individual needs by inserting risers under the step.

The “basic” step involves stepping one foot first on the step then the other on top of the platform then stepping the first foot back on the floor with the second following.

The number of calories burned depends on the speed of movements and step height. Step is suitable for all ages.