Lunges at Home

Lunges This exercise is part of the home fitness program, fitness you can do at home with minimal equipment.

Equipment Required: 2 x buckets or equivalent weights

Technique

  1. Begin by standing straight, then step forward with one foot, leaving the other back.
  2. Both feet should be directed straight with the toes facing forward
  3. Lower your back knee almost to the floor, and rise up again, concentrating on squeezing your buttocks to push yourself up
  4. Maintain your body in an upright position and avoid leaning forward.
  5. Repeat this action to perform several repetitions, then again with the opposite foot forward.
  6. Make sure there is not too great a distance between your feet. Do not allow your front knee to go forward beyond your toes as you come down, and stop where your feel comfortable.


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