How to 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