Lunge to strengthen your quadriceps


The Lunge is a beginner exercise that will strengthen your quadriceps and will stabilize your hips. A great workout to shape up your legs. This workout engages your core and abdominal muscles.

Lunge Step by Step

  • Stand with one leg stepped out in front of your body.
  • Drop your rear knee without hitting the floor.
  • Keep your back straight looking forward and having your arms in front of you.
  • Stand up and repeat the same exercise with your other leg.

There are also several variations to this exercise you can add to your current training routine:

  • The Reverse Lunge
  • The Forward Lunge
  • The jumping Lunge
  • The alternating Lunge
  • The jumping and alternating Lunge

You will find these variations and more in the following Video along with detailed explanations and important recommendations:


  • Don’t hit your knee on the floor.
  • Keep your back straight and do not lean forward
  • Keep your hands on your side or in front of you

Frequently Asked Questions

What muscles does this exercise work?
The basic one works the quads, glutes, and hamstrings.
Do lunges burn fat?
Lunges strengthen legs and buttocks. Lunges target large muscle groups of your lower body; this boosts your metabolism and helps you lose weight much faster.
Do lunges reduce thigh fat?
Just like squats, lunges are very effective in reducing thigh fat.
Are lunges bad for your knees?
The stronger your muscles, the better your knees will feel. A lot of studies have looked at quad muscle strength and knee arthritis and found the stronger your muscles, the less achy the knees are. Lunging is a great exercise to strengthen the quads and hamstrings to help the knees.

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