x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Move of the week: reverse lunge into high-knee

The fourth exercise in our eight-part weekly series of workouts.

Step one. Charles Crowell for The National
Step one. Charles Crowell for The National

Derryn Brown, a personal trainer at The Hundred Pilates Studio in Dubai, demonstrates the fourth exercise in our eight-part weekly series of workouts. Do this move alone or incorporate it into your own fitness routine. Go to www.thenational.ae/moveoftheweek, where we collect the workouts and post video demonstrations.

1. Start by standing with feet together. Keep arms flat to your sides but relaxed, not stiff.

2. Reverse lunge backwards and immediately spring back into a raised knee position.

3.After maintaining the knee in a 90-degree position for a second, reverse back into the lunge position. Repeat 10 on each side.

 

Top tip: For an advanced move, use hand-weights

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