Invisible box challenge is actually pretty amusing

07 December, 2017, 02:56 | Author: Brenda Erickson
  • Ariel Olivar posted went viral she demonstrates how to do her invisible step dance move

Texas high school cheerleader Ariel Olivar reignited the challenge last week after posting her own video to Twitter, mimicking Hines' movements with the caption "challenge accepted".

"Challenge accepted", she captioned the clip, which has garnered almost 220,000 likes and over 112,000 retweets in the two days since it was posted.

Started a few days ago, videos of youngsters taking up the insane challenge are doing the rounds and wowing the hell out of people.

Others hilariously fail, tripping over their own feet or even falling to the ground.

"The video was my third time trying it". I just keep the leg in the same exact spot.

No one could pinpoint when this Invisible Box Challenge actually started, but according to the UK's Daily Mail, it goes a while back. Here's how it works: You bend over to pat an invisible box, pretend to step on said box, and hop over it with your other leg. Sounds simple enough, right?

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The trick isn't new to the internet and has been circulating on Reddit since 2014. Men's Health fitness editor Ebenezer Samuel reckons he knows how to pull it off.

The leg that is stepping on the box uses a great deal of hip flexor, glute and core stability.

He said: "All (the) hip stabilisers on the right side are firing on overtime to hold that hip in position".

If you thought walking on air wasn't humanly possible, the latest fad to sweep the internet will make you think otherwise. "There's a ton of oblique and ab stability maintaining that position".

The ice-bucket challenge swarmed social feeds in 2015, and the concept of posing like a mannequin conquered 2016.

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