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Core Knowledge


Lunge - Lateral Bodyweight

Starting Position

  • Standing


  • Step to the side and lower hips to the floor by squatting back and down with the lead leg and keeping the back leg straight
  • Return to the starting position by pushing up with the lead leg
  • Alternate legs and repeat for prescribed number of repetitions

Coaching Keys

  • Do not let the lead knee slide forward over the toes
  • Keep chest up and back flat

You Should Feel It

  • Working the glutes, hamstrings, and quads
  • Stretching the groin of the straight leg

Tags: Glutes, Hamstrings, Quadriceps, Lateral Movement, Movement Preparation, Stretching