Side Lunge

Exercise / Leg

How to do Side Lunge

Side Lunge Stretch

Side Lunge Benefits


  • By doing the side lunges you increase your joint stability as you recruit smaller muscles around the hip joint that are responsible for keeping your joint stable.
  • Side lunges develop balance, stability, and strength. They work your inner and outer thighs and may even help to reduce the appearance of cellulite.
  • Side lunges, which is a versatile exercise, can be dynamic warm-up before the workout when applied slowly, but when applied quickly, you can turn it into a cardio exercise.


Muscles Worked in the Side Lunge

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