Side Lunge Exercise

side lunge exercise suitable for during pregnancyAim

Equipment Required: a firm but not hard surface

Technique

  1. Start by standing with your feet comfortably apart with your toes pointed forward.
  2. Step to the side with one leg and lower your body slightly at both knees. Don’t step out too far. Keep your weight evenly between your heels and toes.
  3. Push up and back to the starting position.
  4. Repeat this action for 10-15 repetitions to one side, then repeat the action to the other side.

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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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