Crescent Lunges Exercise Guide

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Crescent Lunges is a none exercise that works your quadriceps, pecs, splenius, lower pecs and upper pecs.

Crescent Lunges is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your chest, hips, legs, lower body, lower chest, neck, upper body, upper chest and upper legs.

It requires mat to do.

Crescent Lunges

How to do Crescent Lunges

Exercise

In a forward lunge position, drop your back knee to the ground. With shoulders relaxed, lift arms up torward the back ceiling. Keep the sole of your foot rooted as you point the crown of your head upward. Switch sides after 8 counts.

Illustrated Guide

Learn how to do crescent lunges from this step-by-step illustrations:

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Muscles Worked

The muscles used for crescent lunges may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for crescent lunges are:

Primary Muscles

  • Quadriceps
  • Pecs
  • Splenius
  • Lower Pecs
  • Upper Pecs

Synergyst Muscles

  • Deltoids
  • Lats
  • Rear Deltoids
  • Front Deltoids
  • Side Deltoids

Frequently Asked Questions

What muscles does Crescent Lunges work?
Crescent Lunges works quadriceps, pecs, splenius, lower pecs, upper pecs.
What is Crescent Lunges good for?
Crescent Lunges is beneficial . It works the best for chest, hips, legs, lower body, lower chest, neck, upper body, upper chest and upper legs, as it works quadriceps, pecs, splenius, lower pecs, upper pecs. Crescent Lunge is a great none exercise for men, men over 50, women and women over 50.
Is Crescent Lunge a good exercise?
Crescent Lunge is a popular none exercise for quadriceps, pecs, splenius, lower pecs, upper pecs.

Training, Progressions and Regressions

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Crescent Lunges Training and Progressions

Standards and Averages

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Crescent Lunges Standards and Averages

Alternatives

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Crescent Lunges Alternatives

Variations

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Crescent Lunges Variations

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