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Dumbbell Lunges with Step Exercise

Dumbbell Lunges with Step

Starting Position Stand in front of a step, bench or stair with back, legs and arms straight, feet hip-distance apart, and weights in each hand (palms facing the body). Position yourself one large stride-distance away from the step's center.

Action INHALE: Step forward onto step with one leg and lower your body to 90 degrees at both knees.

EXHALE: Push up and back to the starting position and repeat with opposite leg to complete one rep.

Special Instructions Keep your weight on your heels and donít allow your knees to cross the plane of your toes. Step far enough that your foot is not hanging off the edge.

Muscles Worked: Quads, Glutes