Join Jennifer B. Galardi for an exercise that targets the lower body, utilizing balance to strengthen and sculpt the thighs and butt.
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The Reverse Alternating Diagonal Lunge Exercise Hi, my name is Jennifer Galardi. I’m coming to you from Los Angeles, California where I’m going to show you how to a reverse alternating diagonal lunch. So let’s start by taking this right leg back into a lunge with the right arm on a diagonal left arm going down. Now, watch that this knee does not go beyond that ankle. Keep your hips underneath your shoulders and then just switch your arms and pull up like this. See looks simple, right? The alternating reverse diagonal lunge is actually combo exercise that works your legs, your torso engaging your core as well as your shoulders in your arms. So what we’re doing is we’re adding our arms to a simple back stepping lunge that will throw off balance which makes us engage our core to pull up and make our stable, and then you’re also working out your shoulders because your lifting the weight side to side, and of course getting into those gluts which it lunges our famous core.\ Let’s try eleven of abdominal QU for direction. So go back and in, nice. Now push off that left glut and push up tight together. So these arms are going to tend to throw off balance, that’s where your core comes in. You want to pull that belly back to the slimes on the wobble, but see its okay because that’s have to fun. Good, you’re learning how to get engage those core muscles for stability. Excellence, try five more. Five, and really squeeze those gluts. Four, there you go. Three, don’t forget to breathe. Two, exhale, and one. Good, release that shoulder, shake it out. We’re going to do the other side now. So now you’re going to take this left leg back behind. Let’s set it up first to catch your balance. Good, watch this knee again not over the ankle. Hips underneath the shoulders to take that left arm up and let’s go for twelve on this side. One and back, you’ve got it. Really squeeze. Again, its okay if you falter that’s part of the challenge. Good, remember to keep that enable to the spine pulling up that’s going to help with your balance. The stronger you make your core the easier it’s going to be the balance. So you’re kids can’t knock you off. Good, two more. It’s my philosophy on training is have fun. You’re not going to enjoy your exercise probably you’re going to stick with it. So you need to mixed it up if that’s what it takes got dancing that count as exercise. Any sort of athletics skiing and everything that all counts. So do something that you enjoy. You hate going on a thread mill don’t do it; you’re not going to stick with it. And last one. Rest that shoulders they’re a little bit tired. So now you have a tight tush and a tight tummy.