Stand with legs hip-distance apart, toes pointed forward, back straight, hands on hips.
INHALE: Take a big step backward with your right leg, keeping upper body as straight as possible. Bend both knees lowering your body and back knee toward the floor.
EXHALE: Straighten legs and push off back leg to step forward to complete one rep.
You can complete a full set of reps on one leg and then switch sides (pictured) or alternate legs with each repetition.
Take care to keep your back straight (without leaning) and front knee in line with ankle during lunge.
Muscles Worked: Quads, Glutes, Hips, Hamstrings