Walking Dumbbell Lunges

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your back straight and in line with your hips
  • Keep your arms straight by your sides the entire time
  • Focus on balance
  • Keep your eyes fixed ahead instead of down

Walking Dumbbell Lunges

This exercise targets your glutes and provides a moderate to high cardio benefit. It also works your hamstrings, inner thighs, hip flexors and calves.

Muscle Group

Hamstrings, Gluteals (Glutes), Inner Thigh, Hip Flexors, Calves


2 Days a Week to
3 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit

Moderate to High

Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Gluteals (Glutes), Inner Thigh, Hip Flexors, Calves

Equipment: Dumbbells

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Moderate to High

Exercise Category: Glutes

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward. Hold a dumbbell in each hand with an overhand grip, arms hanging straight down by your sides.

  1. 1 Take a large step forward
    with one leg, bending your knee and keeping your back foot in the same place. Be sure not to extend your front knee past your ankle and keep your back leg bent at the knee.
  2. 2 Repeat step one with the
    other leg.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise
    until you have completed all repetitions for
    the set, alternating legs.

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