- Full Body
- Hips & Buttocks
- Strengthens legs, hips and back.
- Develops and strengthens basic motor patterns.
Lunge touchdown alternating legs strengthens and conditions the lower body. This exercise develops and strengthens basic motor patterns. The lunge touchdown is a bodyweight exercise that can be performed at home or in the gym. Adding dumbbells or a medicine ball will increase the difficulty of the exercise.
- Stand with your feet at shoulder width, arms relaxed down in front of you.
- With one foot, step forward about 16 to 20 inches and descend carefully.
- While descending, drop your shoulders forward, reach your hands to the ground.
- Push back up to the starting position, straightening your torso.
- Then repeat with the opposite leg.
- Alternate legs for a specified number of time.
- Not keeping your lead foot flat on the ground.
- Not bending your knees as you reach towards the ground.