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Lower Body - Lunge

Learn the proper form for the Lunge!



Position bar on the back of the shoulders and grasp barbell in each hand or hold Dumbbells to your sides. Lunge forward with first leg. Land on heal then forefoot. Lower body by flexing knee and hip of front leg until knee of rear leg is almost in contact with floor. Return to original standing position by forcibly extending the hip and knee of the forward leg. Repeat by alternating lunge with opposite leg.

Keep torso upright during lunge. A long lunge emphasizes the Gluteus Maximus; a short lunge emphasizes Quadriceps. Keep the knee from pushing out past the toe.