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