Hips & Buttocks, Hyperstrike Exercise Videos

Lateral Lunges – Alternating

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Muscle Groups
  • Hips & Buttocks
  • Legs
  • Strengthens legs and hips.
  • Develops and strengthens basic motor patterns.
  • Increases inner thigh flexibility.


Lateral lunges strengthen and define the glutes (butt) and hamstrings. Alternating legs develops and strengthens basic motor patterns. Lateral lunges are a bodyweight exercise that can be performed at home or in the gym. Add lateral lunges on your conditioning day or during your lower-body strength workout.


  • Stand with your feet at shoulder width, holding your hands relaxed in front of you.
  • With one foot, step out to the side about 16 to 20 inches and descend carefully.
  • Keep both feet flat while lunging down on the stepping leg.
  • Then step back to the start position.
  • Repeat with the opposite leg.
  • Alternate legs for a specified number of time.


  • Not keeping the feet flat on the ground.
  • Letting the chest drop.