• Lunge Exercises

    The lunge is a resistance exercise that can be used to help strengthen your lower body, including your:

    • quadriceps
    • hamstrings
    • glutes
    • calves
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    Jackson Sayers, B.Sc. (Kinesiology), discusses How do you do Standing Lunge Exercises.
    Jackson Sayers, B.Sc. (Kinesiology), discusses How do you do Standing Lunge Exercises.
  • How do you do Standing Lunge Exercises

    A very good leg exercise that you can do almost anywhere once again, is a simple lunge. Local personal Trainer There’s just a couple of fundaments in a lunge that you wanna be thinking about, and they all center around what your main part of your body is doing. What a lunge is really designed to do is to move from the core.

                         

    You go up and down from that core, and the parameters are mainly around you knee and your back foot. So when you’re thinking about a lunge, you wanna be thinking about going straight down from the body. Local Athletic Therapist 

    We know we’re in the right position with a lunge when our knee is over the top of our ankle and our back leg is almost in a perpendicular straight line down our body. That way we know our body’s sitting in the right spot.

    Often seeing a family doctor  for a referral to a physiotherapist in conjunction with acupuncture or massage therapy is a great option in conjunction with Smart Food Now and exercise. 

    If we’re forward or if we’re backwards, we can almost feel the pressure on our joints, but when we’re sitting in a nice square position where our body is centered between our front of our back and our main back muscle, we know we’re really in a good position. Local Personal Trainer

    And then, from there it’s very simple to come up and down on a straight line. Go up and down, come up and down. In terms of numbers of repetitions, we’re always thinking that 10-15, and we’re always thinking at a nice steady pace.

    Presenter: Mr. Jackson Sayers, Kinesiologist, Vancouver, BC

    Now Health Network Local Practitioners: Kinesiologist

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