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Core Knowledge


Reverse Lunge - with Twist

Starting Position

  • Standing


  • Step backward into lunge with left foot and contract left glute
  • Twist over the front leg by taking left elbow to the outside of the right knee
  • Reverse the twist back to neutral and return to standing position by pulling through with left hip flexor, and immediately step into lunge with other leg
  • Continue for prescribed number of repetitions

Coaching Keys

  • Maintain posture throughout movement
  • Contract back glute during stretch
  • Do not let front knee slide past foot
  • Do not let front foot touch ground as you step into next lunge

You Should Feel It

  • Stretching the hip flexor of back leg and glute of front leg

Tags: Movement Preparation, Hip Flexors, Balance, Glutes