How do I perform a side lunge to OH press?

Wendy Batts
Begin by standing with your feet pointed straight ahead and shoulder-width apart. Hold a dumbbell in each hand and keep them at chest 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 leg remains straight. Pause at the bottom and then push off your bent leg and return to your starting, upright position. Press your dumbbells overhead, making sure to fully extend your arms. Return the dumbbells to chest position and repeat movement for the desired number of repetitions.

Stand with your feet pointed straight ahead and placed shoulder-width apart. Hold a pair of dumbbells, one in each hand, at your sides. Lunge sideways, landing on the heel of the lead foot. Stabilize with your front foot straight and flat, bend your knee 90-degrees and keep it directly over your second and third toes. Your opposite leg should remain straight with your foot flat on the ground. Push off the bent leg to a standing position. Press the dumbbells overhead, fully extending your arms. Return the dumbbells to your chest and repeat the exercise

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