Walk Lunges

The Walk Lunges are an exercise designed to strengthen the leg muscles

Movements

Hips: 
extension/Flexion
Knee:
Extension/Flexion
Ankle:
Plantar Flexion/ Dorsi Flexion

The Walk Lunges are a great exercise to stimulate mobility  and strength in the legs. They tend to be less strenuous than step lunges or stationary lunges. Mainly because the movement creates a forward momentum and your body weight rotates between your two legs.Walking lunges are a great way to increase unilateral coordination, balance, and muscular symmetry 

How to do it

  •  Start by taking a big step forward approximately 1 ½ times natural stride length.and pressing your front foot into the floor.
    (Quite often people will put to much weight on their back leg)
  • Push your chest up and draw in your tummy with 30% effort. Step forward
  • Lower yourself straight down keeping your front knee behind your toes.
  • Coming down there should be approximately a 90 degree angle at the back of both knees. Your back heel should come off the ground.
  • From the bottom position push forward and up, bring your back leg through as you step forward.

Exercise Tips:

  1. Keep your head and chest upright with your hips level and forward facing during the
    whole movement
  2. Concentrate on your front leg and just balance with the back one
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