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Lunge On Tiptoes

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Human
muscles:QuadricepsMuscle, CalvesMuscle, GlutesMuscle
synergists:HamstringsMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
optional:Backpack
fitness level:Hard
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (12)
Starting PositionExecution

General And Specifics

  • this exercise also requires your balance

Starting Position

  • stand up straight, the legs are hip width open
  • place the hands at the hips, the temples or hold them stretched out in front of your body
  • look ahead
  • lift the heels and keep the balance

Correct Execution

  • make a bigger step forward
  • only the tiptoes touch the ground, the heels are in the air during the whole exercise
  • bend the leading leg to 90 degrees, you hip sinks down
  • the back knee almost touches the ground
  • keep upper body and arms inactive
  • do not move outwards the tiptoes or knees
  • push the body back up and repeat with the other side
  • or come back to the starting position as shown in the video

tip for the workout

  • use a filled backpack to impede the fitness exercise