- Abs and Core
- Hips & Buttocks
- Leg strength
- Glute strength
The reverse lunge is a great way to shape and strengthen you legs. It is also a great way to change up your routine. The reverse lunge works the muscles in your legs in a different way than the regular lunge. It is a good way to maintain muscular balance. There is no equipment necessary so this exercise can be done anywhere.
- Facing forward with your torso straight, step one foot backward 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 back foot and return to the standing position.
- The heel of the front foot coming off the ground
- Putting too much weight on the back leg, instead of keeping most of the weight on the front leg
- Rounding the back
- Leaning the torso forward