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Weighted Stretch Lunge 101 Video Tutorial

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Weighted Stretch Lunge
Weighted Stretch Lunge

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Glutes

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Push (Bilateral)

Required Equipment

Weights

Fitness Level

Intermediate

Alternatives

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

The weighted stretch lunge is an exercise targeting the glutes as the main muscle group. It is a of the traditional lunge, where you hold a weight in each hand as you step forward and back. This exercise helps to improve flexibility and range of motion in the hips, while also strengthening the glutes and quads. To perform the weighted stretch lunge, start by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms at your sides. Hold a weight in each hand, with your palms facing inward. Step forward with your right leg, and lower your body until your left knee is almost touching the ground. Keep your chest up and your core engaged. Pause for a second, then push yourself back up to standing. Repeat the movement on the other side. Perform 10-12 repetitions on each side.

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

EQUIPMENT

Dumbbell

EXECUTION

Compound

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.

EQUIPMENT

Body Weight

EXECUTION

Isolation

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate