Lunges are considered a major primal movement and appear in nearly all workouts. When performed correctly, they can give us strong legs and land us a great butt!
However, they also can cause a lot of knee pain. When working with clients who struggle with lunges, I find that the issue is usually related to how the pelvis and torso are positioned throughout movement. With a few simple adjustments, most of my clients report feeling less knee pain and more engaged leg muscles.
The mistakes that I see in lunges are fairly common, but luckily, they’re also super easy to fix!
So clean up your lunge to get killer legs and a toned butt! These simple tips should take the strain out of your knees. The bonus is that when you lunge correctly, you have better access to your glutes, which will give you better results from your workout.
How To Lunge The Wrong Way
When most of us lunge, it looks like this: