How to Do Side Lunge to Swing Curl
The side lunge to swing curl should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.
If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the side lunge to swing curl.
Beginning Curl Swing Lunges
1. Maintain good posture to ensure that the visual gaze is straight ahead and has good stability through the belly.
2. Begin with a thorough dynamic warm up before starting this exercise. This engages the nervous system.
Curl Swing Lunges Movement
1. This movement involves a side lunge with a 2 arm bicep curl.
2. Perform a side lunge for description see lunge-frontal in the exercise library, as the arm swings back to 'load' (as shown).
3. As momentum is generated in a sideways direction, use it to swing the arms forward into a bicep curl (as shown).
4. As you lower the weights, they should swing back as you step back.
5. Since momentum needs to be used and controlled, it is imperative that you start with about 40% of your normal standing bicep curl weight.
Curl Swing Lunges Benefits
Hip flexor flexibility has improved.
Glute Activation has improved.
Improved Core Stability
Deloading of the spine.