Build muscle with the Lunge, one of the best exercises for an athlete trying to build lower body power. Discover variations that are effective no matter what you sport you play, and learn technique keys from pro and college strength coaches to make sure you're performing Lunges—and its variations—properly.

Latest in Lunge

Use These 5 Tips to Get a Killer Workout in 30 Minutes

Recently an athlete asked me, "What can I do if I only have 30 minutes to work out?" At first, I wasn't quite sure how to tackle that question. As ...

By: Tanner Batten

6 Lower-Body Exercises Every Combat Athlete Should Add to Their Routine

Combat athletes are known for their lightning-quick reflexes and upper-body strength, but the real power in combat sports comes from having a balanced...

By: James Kopniske

2 Lunge Exercises That Will Make You a Better Basketball Player

All exercises can be divided into two categories: bilateral (where both sides perform equal work) and unilateral (where more pressure is put on one si...

By: Basi Prokofyev

The Split Squat: How to Master This Powerful Lower-Body Exercise

The Split Squat is a powerful exercise due to its ability to build stability and strength in a unilateral stance. These are key components of athletic...

By: Mitch Gill

How to Use 'Giant Sets' for Massive Results Inside the Weight Room

Time is the one commodity we can never get back. Therefore, we've got to make the most out of every second—including those spent in the weight ro...

By: Roger Lockridge

Latest Videos in Lunge

The Best Lunge Variation to Strengthen Your Core and Obliques

Club Med Academies Performance Specialist Sara Gauvreau demonstrates the best lunge variation to strengthen your core and obliques.

The 5 Best Lunge Variations for Single-Leg Strength

Use these 5 Lunge variations to improve your single-leg strength.

Elite Performance With Mike Boyle: The Best Single-Leg Exercise

In this episode of STACK Elite Performance, Mike Boyle shows you how to perform the Slideboard Lunge.

Driving Power with Alabama Softball Front-Foot Elevated Lunge

The University of Alabama softball team performs a Front Foot Elevated Lunge with coaching from head strength and conditioning coach Michelle Diltz.

Steve Cishek Plate Loaded Slideboard Lunges

In this New Balance Baseball training video, Eric Cressey of Cressey Performance leads MLB pitcher Stever Cishek through plate-loaded slideboard lunges.