Lunge with ball

A ball can be used with a lunge to help with balance and to add extra weight.

Aim:

To strengthen the glutes, hamstrings and quadriceps

Technique:

  • The athlete stands with the injured leg a wide stance in front of the other.
  • The athlete holds a medicine ball close to the chest
  • With the weight shifted onto the front leg, the back knee is slowly bent and dropped down towards the floor.

Muscles worked: