Dumbbell Forward Lunge
Lower Body Dumbbell Exercises Video Series
The dumbbell forward lunge in a variation of the previous two videos in
this lower body exercises series.
As with the other two, this will target those large lower body muscles
including the glutes, hamstrings and quadraceps.
The primary muscle targeted is the quads. Secondary muscles include the
hamstrings and glutes as well as the hip flexors and lower back muscles.
As with any lunge exercise, you want to make sure you are doing it
properly so that you don't stress the lower back.
Proper form is a must for this exercise in order to build and
strengthen these muscles without injuring them.
Exercise #3 - Forward Lunge
Below are the step by step instructions followed by the exercise video
so that you can watch how it's done.
Stand with feet shoulder width apart and back straight.
- Place a dumbbell in each hand and hold them at your side.
You can also hold these up by the shoulders in a racked position.
- Take a giant step forward with the left leg.
- Bend both knees and press down towards the ground to where
the back knee is almost touching the ground.
- Keep bending and lifting up on this leg for several reps.
- Return to starting position and repeat on the other
You can also do this as an alternating lunge by performing this
exercise on one leg and then alternating to the other leg.
Watch the video below to ensure you are doing the this move
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