Lawnmower Lunge

The lawnmower lunge builds strength through the lower body, targeting the glutes, hamstrings, and quads. The exercise also improves coordination and balance.


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    Hold a dumbbell in one hand and stand with that same foot forward and your other foot staggered behind you. Hinge forward at your waist and reach toward the floor with both hands, bending your front knee to 90 degrees.
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    Straighten your front leg and lift your back leg off of the floor, forming a straight line from your shoulders to your back foot. As you stand, row the dumbbell toward your ribs. Pause, then return to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Keep your torso square and stable throughout the entire movement.
  • Be sure to row the dumbbell all the way to your body.
  • Keep your weight centered in your heel and foot. Avoiding it shifting to your toes.