Reverse Dumbbell Box Lunge

The reverse dumbbell box lunge improves strength throughout the legs with an emphasis on the quads, hamstrings, and glutes. The exercise also improves hip mobility and lower body flexibility.


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    Stand with both feet on top of a box, holding a dumbbell in each hand, and your arms fully extended at your sides.
  2. Reverse Dumbbell Box Lunge
    Push your chest out and take a large step backward, lowering your rear knee toward the floor while keeping your front shin as vertical as possible on the box. Push back to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Use a full range of motion. Lower yourself until your back knee nearly grazes the floor.
  • Keep your chest tall and upright the entire time.
  • Don't drive through your toes. Instead, keep your weight in your heels.