Lateral lunge with SI joint bend

STRENGTH

Benefits:

  • Improves balance, strength, and coordination in the lower body.
  • Improves lateral movement/ability.




Pre-Requisites:

  • Should have good balance.
  • Should be able to perform classic lunge properly.
  • Should be able to decelerate pain free.




Preparation:

  • Begin with short steps and shallow lunges.
  • Keep chest high, shoulder blades tight, and core tense.




How to Do:

  1. Lunge laterally/sideways, bending your knee, and breathing in.
  2. Breathe out and extend knee/hip quickly, returning to starting position.
  3. When you are able to complete the movement in a safe/fluid fashion, increase your range of motion (lunge down farther/deeper).

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