Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Exercise of the Day!

Lunge Hinge
Targets: Lower back, abs, hamstrings, and quads.

1. Stand about 3 feet in front of a step, holding dumbbells with palms facing body.
2. Lunge back, placing right foot on step; bend both knees 90 degrees, keeping left knee aligned with left ankle.
3. Stand up, squeezing glutes.

4. Hinge forward from hips, extending right leg behind you parallel to floor; lower hands toward knees.
5. Push through left heel to return to standing; lower leg and repeat.
* Do 12 to 15 reps per side.
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