Strength

Barbell Overhead Lunge

The Barbell Overhead Lunge targets thighs, glutes, shoulders, and core, enhancing balance and coordination. It's an excellent exercise for building strength, improving stability, and boosting overall fitness.
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Barbell Overhead Lunge instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand tall, holding a barbell across the upper part of your back with your hands about shoulder-width apart.
2
Step your right foot forward into a lunge position, keeping your knee in line with your foot.
3
Hold your chest high and core tight as you lower your body until your front knee is at a 90-degree angle.
4
Use your right foot to push your body back up to the standing position.
5
Switch legs, repeating the same steps but with your left foot stepping forward. Repeat for the programmed number of reps.
Stand tall, holding a barbell across the upper part of your back with your hands about shoulder-width apart.
Step your right foot forward into a lunge position, keeping your knee in line with your foot.
Hold your chest high and core tight as you lower your body until your front knee is at a 90-degree angle.
Use your right foot to push your body back up to the standing position.
Switch legs, repeating the same steps but with your left foot stepping forward. Repeat for the programmed number of reps.
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