Lunge on Step

By raising the uninvolved leg on a step the athlete adds more weight to the leg being worked on.

Aim:

To strengthen the muscles in the lower extremity

Technique:

  • The athlete stands with the injured leg a wide stance in front of the other.
  • The uninvolved leg is raised on a step with weight on the toes.
  • With the weight shifted onto the front leg, the back knee is slowly bent and dropped down towards the floor.

Muscles worked: