High Lunge Exercise Guide

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High Lunge is a none exercise that works your hamstrings, deltoids, quadriceps, hip flexors and side deltoids.

High Lunge is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your buttocks, hips, legs, lower body, shoulders, thighs, upper body and upper legs.

It requires mat to do.

High Lunge

How to do High Lunge

Exercise

Begin in a Downward Facing Dog. Inhale and lift your right leg up and back. Exhale and step forward. Inhale and reach your arms up overhead.

Illustrated Guide

Learn how to do high lunge from this step-by-step illustrations:

High Lunge 1
High Lunge 2
High Lunge 3

Muscles Worked

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

Primary Muscles

  • Hamstrings
  • Deltoids
  • Quadriceps
  • Hip Flexors
  • Side Deltoids

Synergyst Muscles

  • Obliques

Frequently Asked Questions

What muscles does High Lunge work?
High Lunge works hamstrings, deltoids, quadriceps, hip flexors, side deltoids.
What is High Lunge good for?
High Lunge is beneficial . It works the best for buttocks, hips, legs, lower body, shoulders, thighs, upper body and upper legs, as it works hamstrings, deltoids, quadriceps, hip flexors, side deltoids. High Lunge is a great none exercise for men, men over 50, women and women over 50.
Is High Lunge a good exercise?
High Lunge is a popular none exercise for hamstrings, deltoids, quadriceps, hip flexors, side deltoids.

Training, Progressions and Regressions

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High Lunge Training and Progressions

Standards and Averages

Wonder how do others perform in High Lunge and how should you?

High Lunge Standards and Averages

Alternatives

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High Lunge Alternatives

Variations

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High Lunge Variations

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Classification

Type(s)
Muscles Worked Biceps Femoris, Deltoids, Quadriceps, Hip Flexors, Obliques, Posterior Deltoids
Difficulty Level(s) Moderate
Equipment Mat
Location At Gym, At Home, Outdoor

Muscles Worked

Target muscle(s) Hamstrings, Deltoids, Quadriceps, Hip Flexors, Side Deltoids
Synergyst muscle(s) Obliques

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