1. Keep your knee over your ankle as you lower into the lunge to prevent knee pain. 2. If you experience any pain or discomfort, stop and consult a doctor or physical therapist.
1. Keeping your back straight and your core engaged, slowly lower your hips until your back leg is almost parallel to the floor. 2. Hold for 15-30 seconds, then press your front heel into the floor to return to the starting position. 3. Repeat on the opposite side.
1. As you lower into the lunge, inhale through your nose. 2. As you hold the position, exhale through your mouth.
1. Stand upright with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms by your sides. 2. Step forward with one foot, so that your feet are staggered in a lunge position. 3. Place your hands on your hips or on the back of the chair for support.