Slide-board back lunge

Level

Beginner

Muscle Groups

Planes of Motion

Outer Unit

Necessary Material

Progression Material

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Objective

Hip-dominant exercise

A single-leg exercise to develop single-leg strength and balance.

Development of dynamic flexibility in the hip flexor muscles.

The slide-board back lunge is an accelerative exercise, mimicking the muscle actions of acceleration during a sprint. The slide-board back lunge has a high transfer to sprinting.

Starting Position

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Execution

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Coaching Keys

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Variations

  • Resisted slide-board back lunge

    The resisted slide-board back lunge is an intermediate level exercise to develop single-leg strength. This exercise gets the glutes and hamstrings even firing more compared to the regular slide-board back lunge.