Alternating Bodyweight Lunges
- Stand straight – that’s the starting position. Step forward with your left leg and slowly lower your body until your front knee is bent at least 90 degrees, while your rear knee is just off the floor. Keep your torso upright the entire time. Look forward.
- Pause, then push off your left foot off the floor and return to the starting position as quickly as you can.
- On your next rep, step forward with your right leg. Continue to alternate back and forth—doing one rep with your left, then one rep with your right.
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Alternating bodyweight lunges is a gym work out exercise that targets quadriceps and also involves calves and glutes & hip flexors. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Smith machine leg press / reverse squats, bodyweight side steps / lateral lunges and bosu ball static balance are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as alternating bodyweight lunges. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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