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IT Band: Side Lunge

This lunge variation is another exercise that targets the glute meds.

  • Holding a pair of dumbbells, stand with your feet and knees together.
  • Take a large step with your right foot to the right side, lunging toward the floor.
  • Make sure your right knee does not extend past your toes, and keep your left leg relatively straight.
  • Push off through your right foot, emphasizing the weight in the heel, to return to the start to complete one.
  • Do three sets of 12 to 15 on each side.

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