A strengthening exercise primarily for the gluteal and quadriceps muscle groups. Also excellent core exercise. Beneficial for team sports (football, rugby, hockey, netball), tennis and running. Also helpful for those with hip or knee problems.

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To begin this exercise stand with the side to be exercised in front, whilst balancing on the ball of the rear foot. Lower yourself into a deep lunge position by bending your back knee. Push up through the heel of your front foot to return to the start position.

Your physiotherapist will advise on whether you should perform this exercise with any weights.

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