Fit Mom Lunges

Beginner Level of Difficulty

Lunges are a lower body exercise that targets the quads and hamstrings.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


Picture of Quadriceps

Quadriceps

The quadriceps (quads) are a group of four muscles on the front of the thigh. They allow your knee to straighten and provide stability when standing. Your quads are the most important muscle group for maintaining the ability to stand and to walk independently.

Picture of Glutes

Glutes

Gluteal Muscles (Glutes) are one of the strongest muscles in the body and are the connecting point between your legs and back muscles. Glutes are used in a variety of actions from moving the leg to extending and rotating the hip, as well as extending and rotating the trunk of the body.

Exercise Instructions


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Step 1

Start in a standing position.

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Step 2

Step forward into a lunge making sure your lead knee doesn't go past your toe.

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Step 3

Step back up into a standing position.