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Core Knowledge

Movements

Reverse Lunge - with Lateral Flexion Moving

Starting Position

  • Stand tall with your chest up, should blades back and down, and arms at your sides.

Procedure

  • Step back with your right foot and reach your right arm overhead and laterally bend your torso to the left.
  • Return to an upright position, lower your arm, and immediately step back into the next lunge, this time raising your opposite arm and bending in the opposite direction.
  • Continue alternating for the prescribed number of repetitions.

Coaching Keys

  • Contract your back glute during the stretch and keep your front knee behind your toes.

You Should Feel It

  • Stretching the hip flexor of your back leg, in the glute and groin area of your front leg, and in the lateral muscles of your torso.

Tags: Lower Body, Movement Preparation, Groin, Hip Flexors, Stretching, Flexibility, Glutes

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