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Lunge with Twist

Strengthens Legs and Core

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This exercise strengthens the muscles of the legs and core. Bauerfeind’s Sports Knee Support provides sports compression for performance and support during workouts.

1. Begin standing upright on feet spread hip-width apart.

2. Take a long step forward, lowering yourself until your lead knee is bent 90 degrees and your thigh is parallel with the ground. Then rise to complete the repetition.

3. With your arms bent and hands at the side of your head for balance, twist your trunk at the bottom of each repetition, then return to the forward position before rising again.

4. Complete ten reps before switching to the other leg, and repeat these sets according to your ability.

Primary muscles: Glutes, quads, hamstrings, obliques
Secondary muscles: Abs

About Olympic Gold Medalist Thomas Roehler:

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Thomas Roehler is a professional track and field athlete competing in javelin throw. He is a 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist with a personal best of 93.90 m. With a passion about fitness Thomas is showing us some of his favorite exercise to start the year with healthy habits and achieve your goals whether you are just getting started or have been working out for a long time.

This information is provided for general information purposes and should not be relied on as a substitute for medical advice, evaluation or care from a qualified and licensed health care provider. The information contained here is not to be considered a plan of care of physical therapy.