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Dumbbell Lunge

Front thigh, hip up

Coach's Tips

This is the most commonly known lower body workout alongside with squats. You can target glutes and thigh muscles directly with this workout. It is also excellent for developing coordination of lower body muscles!

How to

Starting Position

1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, holding a dumbbell in each hand. 2. Keep your back straight and your chest out.

Proper Form

1. Step forward with one leg, bending both knees to lower your body until your back knee almost touches the floor. 2. Push off with your front foot to return to the starting position. 3. Repeat on the other side.

Breathing Technique

1. Inhale as you step forward and lower your body. 2. Exhale as you return to the starting position.


1. Make sure to keep your torso upright and your back straight during the exercise. 2. Avoid pushing off with your back foot as you return to the starting position. Instead, drive your front heel into the floor to push your body up. 3. Don_ let your back knee touch the floor. Keep it a few inches off the ground.

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