Dumbbell Forward Lunge

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The dumbbell forward lunge is a great exercise to target muscles in the lower body, which include the glutes, hamstrings and quadriceps. 

The main muscle that this workout focuses on are the quads. The secondary muscle includes the hamstrings and the glutes as will as the hip flexors and the lower back muscles.

While doing this lunge exercise you need to make sure you are doing this workout properly so that you do not stress your lower back.

Proper form is very important for this exercise in order to build these muscles without injuring them, so read the step by step instructions and watch the video to this workout correctly.

How to do the Dumbbell Forward Lunge

Use the steps below to do this move correctly.

1. Begin from a standing position with the dumbbells held at your sides. 

2. Step forward with your right foot and bend the right knee. 

3. Don't let the forward knee push past the toe below it. Instead, keep it in line with the ankle. 

4. Drop the weight of your body straight down. 

5. Keep your weight in line with your shoulders, and your shoulders in line with your hips. 

6. Extend your left leg behind you and push the left knee straight down to the floor. 

7. Then step back up with your right foot and return to the standing position. 

8. To control your breathing, try to inhale when you step forward with the front foot and then exhale as you push up to the starting position. 

9. Repeat this movement with the opposite leg and continue alternating for a full workout. 

Here is a great site for more Dumbbell workout. 

Watch the video below to make sure you are doing this exercise correctly.


Once you are done click on the link below to see so more dumbbell workouts.

Dumbbell Workouts

Here are some great dumbbell workouts that you can try at home or at the gym which also include two free workout videos.


Below is a great 36 minutes At Home Butt and Thigh Workout for Fat Burning and Lean Muscle Building also this workout will include the reverse lunge..

Before starting this workout out make sure to read the Importance of Warming Up and cooling down.  

If you like this workout check out more great exercise at Dumbbell Workout 

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