Primary muscles: Core, glutes, quads, hamstrings, upper back
Secondary muscles: Hips, calves, shoulders, back, chest
Equipment: No equipment
SHOULDER SQUEEZE REVERSE LUNGE INSTRUCTIONS
1. Stand with your feet hip-width apart and raise your arms until they’re parallel to the floor.
2. Take a step back with your left leg, flex the knees until the back knee is just above the floor and bend your elbows to bring your shoulder blades together.
3. Stand back up, straighten the arms, then take a step back with your right leg and repeat.
4. Keep alternating legs until the set is complete.
PROPER FORM AND BREATHING PATTERN
Maintain your back straight, tighten the core, open your chest and keep your feet hip-width apart. Inhale as you lunge and squeeze the shoulder blades, and breathe out as you stand back up and straighten the arms.
The shoulder squeeze reverse lunge is a compound move that helps to sculpt your whole body, improves core balance and stability and boosts weight loss. This exercise strengthens your core, glutes, quads, hamstrings, and back muscles, helps keep your spine aligned and improves posture.
SETS AND REPS
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RELATED FULL BODY EXERCISES
Try these other full body exercises to get your heart rate up and burn even more calories:
Inner thigh raise to plank
Reverse lunge medicine ball overhead press
Knee and elbow press up
Chest fly glute bridge