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Shifting Side Lunge

Angle-Based Images: Shifting Side Lunge Video
Angle-Based Images: Shifting Side Lunge Video
Angle-Based Images: Shifting Side Lunge Video
Angle-Based Images: Shifting Side Lunge Video
Angle-Based Images: Shifting Side Lunge Video
Shifting Side Lunge: Step 1
Step 1 Hold a dumbbell in each hand, with arms fully extended. Push your chest out and take a large step to the side, pushing your hips back and bending the knee of the lead leg. Keep your trailing leg as straight as possible.
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Shifting Side Lunge: Step 2
Step 2 As you lunge, bend forward at the hips and reach the dumbbells on both sides of your lead leg, making sure to keep your lower back from rounding. Bend your opposite knee, shifting the weight onto both legs while reaching the dumbbells straight down in front of you.
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Shifting Side Lunge: Step 3
Step 3 Straighten your former lead leg, shifting your weight to the opposite side while lunging, placing the dumbbells on both side of that leg. Push off your lead leg, bringing your feet together and returning to the starting position.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Keep a slight forward lean at the hips throughout the lunge and squat positions.

Make sure the bulk of your weight is centered on your heels.

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