How do I perform a side dumbbell lunge?

Wendy Batts
When performing a side dumbbell lunge, begin by standing with your feet pointed straight ahead and shoulder-width apart. Hold a dumbbell in each hand and keep them at hip level. Next, step out to the side and lunge sideways. Your feet should stay pointed forward, with one knee bent and directly over your 2-3 toes, while the other knee remains straight. Pause at the bottom and then push off your bent leg and return to your starting, upright position. Repeat this movement on the other leg. Continue to alternate legs for the desired number of repetitions.
Stand with your feet pointed straight ahead, placed shoulder-width apart.  Holding a dumbbell in each hand, lift your chest, and tuck-in your chin.  Contract your glutes and lunge sideways.  Keep the lunge foot straight with the knee bent and directly in line with the foot.  Your opposite leg should remain straight with the foot staying flat on the ground.  Push off your bent leg and return to the starting position. 

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