How to Do
How to do Diagonal Lunge
Should be able to perform a classic forward lunge with good balance.
Each Diagonal Lunge should begin with a 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 this Diagonal Lunge.
Beginning Diagonal Lunge
Start in a standing position with chest up, and lower back tight.
Make sure you have enough floor space around you.
Diagonal Lunge Movement
1. Tense up your core, and align posture.
2. Step/Lunge forward 45 degrees off-center.
3. Although footsteps off-center, hips and pelvis remain straight.
4. During the lunge, breathe in and lower your body with control, keeping pressure distributed evenly between both feet, don't put all the pressure on the front foot only.
5. Be aware of your feet, make sure they don't cave in or shift out.
6. Breathe out and quickly stand back up to the original position.
Diagonal Lunge Benefits
Improved coordination between lower body muscle groups.