Dumbbell Lunges : Leg Exercises ( Quadriceps )

Dumbbell Lunges takes the normal lunge to the next level and will really help you build strong, powerful Quadriceps at home or the gym.
By Peter Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 01:35 PM

dumbbell lungeExercise Name:  Dumbbell Lunges

Area Worked:  Whole Thigh and Buttocks

Muscles:  Gluteus Maximus, Quadriceps, Hamstrings

Description / Instruction:

To perform dumbbell lunges, stand up straight with your feet shoulder width apart.  Let your arms hang down next to your sides and hold a pair of dumbbells.  Take a big step straight forward.  Bend both knees and lower your body down towards the floor.  Don’t let the back knee touch the floor.  Contract your muscles and push back with your front leg to the starting position without swinging your arms.  Make sure that when you take the stride forward your front knee does not move past your toes. Once you move back to the starting position, switch legs. When doing Dumbbell Lunges, breathe ou t as you push back up to the upright position and breathe in as you lower or lunge your body down to the floor.

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