Find an object (bench, chair , stool) that is about knee height and that you can rest your foot on. Put one foot on the object, and the other out forward more so that you are in a lunge position. Engaging your core, slowly lower down as far as you can (or until your back knee is about to touch the ground) while maintaining an upright posture. Drive up through the leg in front and return to starting position. Perform suggested reps.
What muscle(s) this exercise is for?
Why is this exercise important?
- Increases single limb strength, improves balance, diminishes hip, knee, ankle pain.
You should NOT do this if…
- Do not perform if this causes pain.