This exercise is a simple lunge, fantastic for strengthening the lower body.
Start by standing with your feet shoulder width apart. Now take a step forward with one foot, lowering your body down so that your back knee comes close to touching the ground and your front leg is bent at 90 degrees. Maintain upright posture throughout the movement, and always keep your head and shoulders up and forward. Now standing straight up and returning to the start position.
1. Start by standing with your feet shoulder width apart.
2. Step forward with one foot and bend your knees into a lunged position. Your back knee should come close to touching the ground and your front leg should be bent to about 90 degrees at the knee.
3. Maintain your upright posture throughout the movement.
4. Return to the starting position and repeat with other leg.
Don't forget to follow these steps during your workout:
Step 1: Start off with a warm-up exercise routine.
Step 2: It’s time to do the 2 minute stretch routine.
Step 3: Jump in - it's time to do the exercise programme. Choose one of the four programmes.
Step 4: Now begin the cool-down routine.
Step 5: Time to finish with the stretch routine.
Step 6: Congratulations you just found your 30 minutes of activity today.
Last updated: 11 March, 2011