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How To Do A Side Lunge

Instructional Video

 

Written Instructions

  1. Stand upright with your feet together facing forwards.
  2. Take a step out to the side with your right leg so your legs are fairly wide apart. Hold your hands together in front of your chest.
  3. Putting all your weight on your right leg, bend down so that your weight is shifted over your right foot and the left leg becomes extended out to the side.
  4. Once you’ve reached around a 90 degree angle in your right leg, fire with your quads to straighten it back up, centering your weight again, so that both feet are taking the weight evenly.
  5. Repeat the movement but using your left foot this time. 

Regression

If you’re struggling with these, try swapping them with lateral squats. Starting with your feet together, step one leg out, squatting down. Fire up so your legs are straight and bring your foot back in so your legs are together again. Repeat this for the other side.

Progression

Looking for more of a flamin' challenge? Try doing skaters, stepping up this movement can really help you get your sweat on.

 

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