Barbell Lunge

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How to do Barbell Lunge

Barbell Lunge

Barbell Lunge Benefits


  • Builds size and strength in quads, glutes, and hamstrings. Barbell lunge are one of the effective lower body exercises that completely improve leg strength, stability and balance. Barbell lunge target the quadriceps and hip muscles most intensely, but also hit the knee tendons, thighs and core.
  • Barbell lunges are an easy exercise for beginners to do. It can help strengthen leg muscles, tighten hip muscles and burn calories to lose weight.
  • It tightens the butt. Barbell lunges are one of the best exercises that can help you achieve a firmer and more toned butt by acting on the deepest gluteus muscles.


Muscles Worked in the Barbell Lunge

Target - Quadriceps
Synergists - Gluteus Maximus
Synergists - Adductor Magnus
Synergists - Soleus
Dynamic Stabilizers - Hamstrings
Dynamic Stabilizers - Gastrocnemius
Stabilizers - Erector Spinae
Stabilizers - Gluteus Medius
Stabilizers - Trapezius
Stabilizers - Gluteus Minimus
Stabilizers - Quadratus Lumborum
Stabilizers - Obliques
Stabilizers - Levator Scapulae
Stabilizers - Tibialis Anterior
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