Walking Lunge Exercise
Keep torso upright during lunge; flexible hip flexors are important.
A long lunge emphasizes the Gluteus Maximus; a short lunge emphasizes Quadriceps.
How to perform The Walking Lunge Exercise:
- Grab a barbell to hold on your shoulders, or a pair of dumbbells to hold at your sides. Stand with your feet hip-width apart at one end of your house or gym. Safety Note: If you are new to this exercise, use the dumbbells until you become stronger.
- Lunge forward with your left leg bending the knee 90-degrees. Your right knee should also bend and almost touch the floor.
- Stand and bring your right foot up next to your left, then repeat with the right leg lunging forward. That is one repetition.
- Continue until you have completed half your repetitions in this direction. Turn and do the same number of walking lunges back to your starting point.
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