- Abs and Core
- Hips & Buttocks
- Leg strength
- Glute strength
The forward lunge is a dynamic and functional lower body exercise. The forward lunge delivers many benefits including strength in the legs and butt and improved balance and body awareness. Lunges also develop muscular endurance and explosive strength in the thighs. Forward lunges will give you a great looking lower body. Adding resistance will keep your muscles stimulated and the results coming.
- Facing forward with your torso straight, step one foot forward about 18 to 24 inches.
- Immediately bend the knees and descend onto the front leg, allowing the back knee to come close to the ground.
- Keep the weight on the front heel and maintain a straight torso.
- Push back up with the front heel and return to the standing position.
- Not stepping onto the heel and rolling toward the ball of the front foot
- Not keeping the front foot flat on the ground
- Allowing the front knee to move too far beyond the toes
- Tilting the knee to one side instead of straight ahead
- Rounding the back