Forward lunges are a single-leg, bodyweight exercise that use your hips, glutes, quads, hamstrings, core and inner thigh muscles to improve your strength and endurance.
Because they are single-leg movements, unlike squats, lunges also help even out muscle imbalances by focusing on using one leg at a time.
Lunges are a fairly simple move, but proper form is important to get the most out of your movement. In today’s blog, we will discuss proper form as well as how to identify, and correct, common lunging mistakes. Read More
Strong, stable joints are a key factor in preventing nagging aches and pains. Because the hips, hamstrings, and quads all work together to help the kneecap move properly as the knee bends, it’s important to strengthen and work all of these muscles to keep the knee strong and flexible.
Knee instability can lead to ACL injuries, irritated tendons, and many other lower body injuries, so the importance of knee strength should not be overlooked. It’s smart to add knee strengthening movements to your exercise routine in an effort to prevent these injuries and improve athletic performance. Read More