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We are constantly told that lunges are a helpful and beneficial leg strengthening exercise, but when we perform them some of us may get constant pain, above and below, the knee. So why would someone tell us how good something is, yet it gives us pain which we know isn’t good?
If you focus on proper form and good flexibility it will lessen your chance of injury and pain and will be a beneficial exercise.
Here are a few areas of focus for performing lunges:
If you are not able to perform this or any other exercise pain free, you may want to consult a Physical Therapist
Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise program
Is squatting bad for your knees? Not necessarily if done properly.
Here are a few tips on how to squat with proper form: