Double-Pulse Walking Lunge
How to: Double-Pulse Walking Lunge
Primary Muscles Used:Upper Legs, Glutes, Quads, Hamstrings
- With your hands on your hips, plant both feet on the floor slightly further than shoulder-width apart. This is your starting position. Inhale. Take a big step forward with your left foot. As you plant your foot on the floor, bend both knees at approximately 90 degrees. This is called full lunge position. If done correctly, your front knee should be aligned with your ankle and your back knee should be hovering just off the floor. Exhale. Push through the heel of your left foot and toe of your right foot to extend both knees slightly. Bend your knees to return to full lunge position. Inhale. Transfer your weight onto your left foot and take a large step forward with your right foot. As you plant your right foot, bend both knees at approximately 90 degrees into full lunge position. Exhale. Push through the heel of your right foot and toe of your left foot to extend both knees slightly. Bend your knees to return to full lunge position. Inhale. Transfer your weight onto your right foot. Continue alternating between left and right for the specified number of repetitions.
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