- Stand between lever handles to sides. Squat down with feet
flat on floor and grasp lower handles to sides. Lift lever by
extending hips and knees to full extension.
- Step back with one leg while bending supporting leg. Plant
forefoot far back on floor. Lower body by flexing knee and hip
of supporting leg until knee of rear leg is almost in contact
with floor. Return to original standing position by extending
hip and knee of forward supporting leg and return rear leg next
to supporting leg. Repeat movement
with opposite legs alternating between sides.
- Keep torso upright during lunge; flexible
hip flexors are important. Forward knee should point same
direction as foot throughout lunge. With forward foot further
forward: Gluteus Maximus is emphasized, Quadriceps are less emphasized.
Also see Lever
Rear Lunge on apparatus without platform.