Posts Tagged ‘lunge’

Move of the Week: Bulgarian Split-squat

Do you know what percentage of the time you spend on one foot when you’re running? If you do, you’ll understand why this move is important. THE MOVE: Bulgarian Split-squat MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Lunge; quads, glutes, and hamstrings. WHY DO IT: When you run, you are never on both feet at any point during the…

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Move of the Week: Isometric Lunge Pallof Press

Last week, I thought winter was in full swing. This week, the weather has me rethinking that. But I’m always thinking about Move of the Week, and here it is! THE MOVE: Isometric Lunge Pallof Press MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Core stability: core, obliques, legs. WHY DO IT: I’ve already waxed poetic about the importance of core…

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Move of the Week: Front-rack Reverse Lunge

Here’s the 6th edition of Move of the Week: The Front-rack Reverse Lunge! THE MOVE: Front-rack Reverse Lunge MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Lunge pattern: quads, hamstrings, and glutes. WHY DO IT: Renowned strength coach, Mike Boyle, once famously decried squats in favor of deadlifts and single-leg exercises, like lunges and rear-foot elevated split squats. This was not to…

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