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How to Do Basketball Lunges

Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: Muscles Worked This lunge exercise is a multi-joint movement and works the front and back of your legs, including the quadriceps and hamstring muscles, the core and abdominal muscles, and your shoulders.? Getting Started For this exercise, you'll need a basketball, weight, medicine ball or a similar object that you can hold onto.? Begin the exercise by standing straight on the ground with the basketball in your hands.? Step back your right leg into a reverse lunge. Bend your left leg and lower your body towards the ground. Extend your right leg as far back as possible while keeping the foot on the ground. The right knee should almost reach the floor.? Perform the Exercise Now that you're in the start position, you can begin the basketball lunges.? * Begin in the reverse lunge position with your back leg stretched behind you and your front leg bent at the knee.? * Lower your body towards the floor by bending the forward leg.? * Remember to keep your core muscles tight and engaged.? * Take the basketball with one hand and pass it under your forward leg to the other hand.? * Raise your body back up.? * Bring your back leg forward and stand up.? * Return to the reverse lunge position and repeat the movement.? * Continue this exercise 10 to 15 times on each leg.? Disclaimer:?There is no "one size fits all" approach to exercise, diet or weight loss. Please be aware that not all exercises are for everyone and this or any other exercise program may result in injury. To reduce your risk of injury, consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program. Mahalo's experts offer advice that is in no way intended as a substitute for medical counseling. Read more by visiting our page at:
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