Dumbbell Side Lunge

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The dumbbell side lunge is similar to the forward lunge, but instead your are doing this exercise side to side. 

This exercise is a great lower body workout to strengthening the quadriceps, hamstring and glutes.

The main muscle that this exercise focus on are the quads, these are the large muscle that are the front of your upper legs. 

The other muscles that this workout focus on are the hamstrings and the glutes (butt). The hamstrings muscle are the muscle at the back of the upper legs.

As for the gluteus maximus, that muscle is located in the buttocks.

How to do the Dumbbell Side Lunge

Use the steps below to do this move correctly.

1. Stand with your feet pointed straight ahead, placed shoulder-width apart. 

2. Holding a dumbbell in each hand, lift your chest, and tuck-in your chin.  

3. Contract your glutes and lunge sideways. 

4. Keep the lunge foot straight with the knee bent and directly in line with the foot. 

5. Your opposite leg should remain straight with the foot staying flat on the ground. 

6. Push off your bent leg and return to the starting position.

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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