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Lunge Forward

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  Primary Muscle Group: Quadriceps

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Quadriceps and Glutes

Preparation: Stand with your hands on your hips and feet just slightly less than shoulder width apart. Knees are slightly bent.

Breathing: Breath out on the contraction upward and breath back in on the way back down to the start position.

Execution: Begin the exercise movement by keeping your head and back straight and looking forward, while you step forward. You will step as if you are taking a giant step forward and then start to bend both your front knee and your trailing leg knee as you dip downward, while maintaining your upper torso upright position to the rest of your body. Return to the start position and repeat on both sides alternating legs.

Here are a few suggested alternative exercises:

  • Ball Leg Lunge
  • Ball Lunge
  • Ball Wall Squat
  • Band Lunge
  • Band Lying Leg Extension
  • Band Squat
  • Band Standing Leg Extension
  • Barbell Bulgarian Split Squat
  • Barbell Lateral Lunge
  • Dead Lift
  • Dumbbell Dead Lift
  • Dumbbell Hack Squat
  • Dumbbell Lateral Lunge
  • Dumbbell Lunge
  • Dumbbell Lunge Crossover
  • Dumbbell Lunge Walking
  • Dumbbell Squat
  • Dumbbell Sumo Squat
  • Front Squat
  • Hack Front Squat
  • Hack Squat
  • Leg Press - Machine
  • Lunge - Barbell
  • Lunge - Smith Machine
  • Lunge Backward
  • Lunge Crossover
  • Lunge Diagonal
  • Squat - Barbell
  • PowerBlock Dumbbells