22 Leg Exercises for Women

How to Do a Diagonal Lunge

When doing the diagonal lunge, your body traces a slanted backward path as your leg steps behind you. This leg exercise also works out your abdominal muscles, as it involves a twisting motion at the waist.

How to Do a Diagonal Lunge Step One

Step 1

Assume start position as shown, feet shoulder width apart.

How to Do a Diagonal Lunge Step Two

Step 2

Use your right foot to step back to the left in a diagonal line behind you.

How to Do a Diagonal Lunge

Step 3

Return to start position and alternate between legs.

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Lottie Olson is a nationally certified personal trainer with 10 years of experience in fitness and personal training. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh with a B.S. in Exercise Science and Fitness Management.

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