Resistance Band Lunges
Lower Body Resistance Band Exercises Video Series
Resistance band lunges are a great exercise to strengthen the lower
This one move strengthens many different muscles.
These include the quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes and even the
The primary target with this workout are the hip extensors and knee
With the hip extensors, you are targeting the gluteal muscle and
gluteal, also known as the glutes, are the large muscle located in the
buttocks. The hamstrings are the muscle group in the back of the thigh.
knee extensors are the four muscles known as the quadriceps. These are
located in the front of the upper leg, or the front thighs.
While the abs are not the primary target, these will also be
strengthened while doing this workout.
Exercise #2 - Lunges
As you do the resistance band lunges be sure to sit back on your heels,
like sitting down in a chair, to minimize strain on your back.
- While holding the bands with both hands, place it under the
right foot in the arch.
- Bring the ends of the bands up placing your hands
underneath the chin.
- Place your left leg behind you while slightly bending the
knee. Your right leg should be bent as well. This is your starting
- Bending at the left knee, drop it to the ground while
keeping your right foot planted on the ground.
- Return to starting position and repeat for 8 to
- Repeat for the other leg.
Tip: Make sure your front knee is not over your toes while doing this
lower body strengthening exercise.
Watch the video below to ensure you are doing the this move
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