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GET RID OF KNEE PAIN WHILE DOING LUNGES

by Swati Khandelwal Health And Fitness Writer At FITPAS
WHY DOES KNEE HURT DURING LUNGES? Sore knees? This is for you! Knee pain is one of the most frequent problems that everybody suffer while doing lunges. So if you are suffering, don't worry, you are not alone! The most common cause of knee pain is incorrect technique while doing lunges. So, when you experience pain it could be a build up of months or even years of wear and tear. Hectic RIGHT! So, here are the types of lunges and their correct ways to do the moves so that you won’t suffer from knee pain.

TYPES OF LUNGES: Lunges are an easy exercise that can be performed by people of all fitness levels to tone the legs or keep them toned!

1) Stationary Lunge 
2) Forward Lunge
3) Backward Lunge 
4) Lateral Lunge 

CORRECT WAY TO DO THE LUNGES TO PREVENT FROM KNEE PAIN:

 1) Stationary Lunge 

Place one leg in front of you and one leg behind you and lower yourself down, keeping your front knee over your ankle and behind the toes, until the top part of your leg is about parallel with the floor. Slowly raise yourself back up and repeat. 

2) Forward Lunge 

Start with your feet side-by-side and step forward with one leg, keeping the other back in the starting spot, and lower yourself down, keeping your front knee over your ankle and behind the toes, until the top part of your leg is about parallel with the floor. Slowly raise yourself back up and back into your starting position and repeat. 

3) Backward Lunge 

Start with your feet side-by-side and step backward with one leg, keeping the other forward in the starting spot, and lower yourself down, keeping your front knee over your ankle and behind the toes, until the top part of your leg is about parallel with the floor. Slowly raise yourself back up and back into your starting position and repeat. 

4) Lateral Lunge 

Start with your feet side-by-side and step directly to the side about 1/2 body length with one leg, keeping the other foot in the starting spot, and lower yourself down, keeping your front knee over your ankle and behind the toes, until the top part of your leg is about parallel with the floor. Slowly raise yourself back up and back into your starting position and repeat.

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About Swati Khandelwal Innovator   Health And Fitness Writer At FITPAS

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