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Lunge With Barbell

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Human
muscles:QuadricepsMuscle, GlutesMuscle
synergists:HamstringsMuscle, CalvesMuscle
required:Barbell
fitness level:Hard
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (12)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • place a barbell on your shoulders, maybe with additional weight
  • hold it with both hands
  • your elbows point outwards
  • look straight ahead
  • your feet are about hip width apart
  • make a bigger step forward

Correct Execution

  • bend your knees up to an angle of 90 degrees
  • your upper body remains upright, do not bend forwards
  • attention: do not let your knees turn outwards
  • push yourself back up again with the leading leg
  • hold the barbell stable all the time
  • repeat the exercise with the same or the other side or walk forward

tip for the workout

  • you reach a higher intensity, if you hold the position when the knees are bent