Resistance Band Lunges

› Resistance Band Lunges

The resistance band lunges is another great exercise for the lower body.

The main muscle that this exercise is the same as the squats, which are the quadriceps , hamstrings, glutes (butt) the calves.

The other muscle that this exercise works on is rectus abdominis (abs) and erector spinae (lower back).

With this exercise make sure you place the resistance in the middle of your foot to insure that it does not slip from under.

The other muscle that this this exercise works on the rectus abdominis  and erector spinae.

Before you start this exercise make sure to have a few resistance bands on hands with difference strength.

How to do the Resistance Band Lunges

This exercise works everything from the hips all the way down to the calf muscles.If you do  this workout and you do not feel it in your legs or glutes afterwards, then you will need to up your resistance to a higher band.

1. Hold one end of band in each hand and place middle of band under right foot.

2. Step back with left leg, bending both knees 90 degrees, as you bend elbows up 90 degrees by sides.

3. Stand back up with left leg and extend arms to return to start.

4. Do desired number of reps; switch sides and repeat

Tips: This exercise requires a great deal of balance, so if you suffer from balancing yourself you may want to avoid this exercise or just use you own body weight while holding onto a fixed object. 

Here is a great site for more resistance band workouts.

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

While doing this exercise make sure to keep your foot on the floor to minimize movement of your hips.

Resistance Band Workouts

The resistance band workout is as good or even better than buying weightlifting equipment. You can get a full workout with resistance training with less money.

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

More Articles

Abdominal Crunches

The abdominal crunches is the most common and the best exercise for your abs. They are the most easiest stomach workout and if they are done correctly can be very effective.

Interval training

Interval training  or HIIT which is short for High-intensity interval training, which is a great way to combine low intense aerobics with high intense workout.

Diabetic Friendly Recipes

Check out the diabetic friendly recipes on this site. Each recipe comes complete with nutrition information and a diabetic friendly.

You can find something new for breakfast, lunch, dinner, appetizers or even desserts.