||Target (primary)||Quadriceps||Target (secondary)||Hamstrings, Glutes, Calves, Hip adductor|
|Plane of motion||Sagittal plane
How is it performed?
- Start out by holding a dumbbell in each hand, arms down the side.
- Take a long step back with one leg while bending the other and keeping your torso upright.
- Do not let the knee of the supporting leg go beyond your toes. Lower until knee of your rear leg almost touches the floor.
- Then extend your hip and knee back to starting position.
Take a long lunge and press back to starting position with your heel to focus on the glutes.
Take a short lunge and push back with the ball of your feet to focus on the quadriceps.
[end]Are lunges a part of your leg workout? [/end]