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How to do a Lunges to increase your strength and improve your performance in CrossFit WODS.

Set up for Lunges

  • Stand with feet shoulder-width apart.

Points of Performance for Lunges

  • Take an exaggerated step forward.
  • Allow the back knee to kiss the ground gently.
  • Drive off the front foot to a standing position.

Tips and Tricks

  • In the bottom of the lunge, both legs will be at 90 degrees.  This is achieved with a vertical shin with the front leg and vertical femur with the back leg
  • Avoid lunging excessively outside or inside joint alignment.
  • For efficiency and quality, each leg will have the ankle, knee, and hip in alignment
  • Drive through the front heel as you bring the legs back together
  • Stand with a fully extended hip