22 Leg Exercises for Women

How to Do a Side Lunge

The side lunge stretches the legs and, when done quickly, generates enough movement to provide an aerobic workout. The movement requires bending one knee while stretching out the opposite leg. A weight or ball may be used to help keep the arms well-placed.

How to Do a Side Lunge Step One

Step 1

Assume start position as shown, feet together.

How to Do a Side Lunge

Step 2

Keeping your left leg straight, step out to the side with your right leg and bend at your right knee.

How to Do a Side Lunge Step Three

Step 3

Push off the right leg to return to start position.

Step 4
Repeat on the left leg.

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