Get It Right, Get It Tight: Reverse Lunge

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Ready to whip those legs and glutes into shape? It is summer after all, and it can be hard to resist the allure of a dip in the pool with all this humidity! So if you are trying to blast away that cellulite and get lean, long legs, give this move a shot! The lunge is a great way to enhance your balance, coordination, and core strength as you tone up your quads and hamstrings! Click here for a more detailed description of this move!

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Step 1: Begin by standing tall, with your feet hip-width apart, your hands on your hips and your shoulders back.

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Step 2: As you keep your upper body still and your core tight and engaged, take a large step back with your right foot. Bend both of your knees to lower into a lunge. The front leg should be parallel to the ground.

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Step 3: Press through your left heel to return to the starting position. Make sure that your back remains upright and your core is tight the whole time! Repeat the move, alternating legs. Continue lunging for 60 seconds!

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If you are looking for an added challenge, check out these reverse lunge variations: Reverse Lunge Twist with Weighted Ball and Reverse Lunge with Front Kick.

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