Lunges are very good exercise for strengthening and building several muscle groups. It helps improve hip flexibility, balance, spine health and develop a better coordination. Lunges can be done with or without weights.
- Spread your feet apart, Take a wide step forward with your left foot.
- Plant the foot, then slowly bend the left knee to a 90-degree angle with your back knee lightly touching the ground.
- Push up with your front leg to return to the starting position, then repeat on the other side.
- Do up to two to three sets.
Exercising the muscles on your leg helps increase blood flow to the heart and forces it to work harder, this exercise is a good workout to add as part of your daily cardiovascular routine.