Reverse Lunges with Dumbbells

Reverse Lunge ExerciseEquipment Required: a pair of dumbbells

Technique

  1. Start by standing with a dumbbell in each hand, and your feet flat on the floor and about shoulder width apart. Toes should be pointing forward.
  2. While maintaining an upright position with the torso, take a slow step backwards (landing toe-heel).
  3. Bend both knees and descend until the front thigh is parallel to the floor.
  4. Push up and forward, and back to the starting position.
  5. Repeat, this time leading with the opposite leg.

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If you are new to exercise, consider getting a medical assessment before doing too much. Fill out a PARQ to see if you are ready. The best thing you could do is perform a warm-up before each fitness session, which should include some stretching. When training, following correct exercise technique can help reduce injuries and maximise fitness gains.

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