Runners Lunge

SKILL LEVEL
  • Beginner
CATEGORY
BENEFITS
  • Strengthens the knees, quads, glutes and hips.
  • Stretches the ankles, calves, hamstrings, hip flexors and groin.
INSTRUCTIONS
  • From Downward Dog, step your right foot in between your hands.
  • Check that your front knee doesn’t come forward over your ankle and that your toes and knee point straight ahead.
  • Press back through your left heel to straighten your back leg.
  • Hold the pose for 5-10 deep breaths, in and out through your nose.
  • Step back to Downward Dog for the other side.
CONTRAINDICATIONS 
  • Avoid this pose if you have a foot, ankle, knee or hip injury.