The Alternating Lunge is a fundamental bodyweight exercise increasing strength in several muscle groups including the quadriceps, gluteals, and hamstrings. By maintaining proper posture, your core will be given a great workout, as well as increasing your balance and flexibility.
Step 1: Stand up straight, slightly bending your knees.
Step 2: Step forward with one leg while maintaining your balance and squat down through your hips.
Step 3: Keep your chest and head up.
Step 4: Push yourself back to the starting position by driving through your heal.
Step 5: Repeat this movement with your other leg.
Tips & Safety: Keep your head and chest up and back straight throughout the exercise. Never allow your back to round.