Dumbbell Walking Lunge

Dumbbell Walking Lunge


This exercise involves holding dumbbells and performing walking lunges, where you step forward with one leg and lower your body until your front knee is bent at a 90-degree angle, then repeat with the other leg. This exercise targets the legs, glutes, and core muscles.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Dumbbell Walking Lunge Instructions

  1. Stand up straight with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a dumbbell in each hand.
  2. Take a step forward with your right foot and lower your body until your right thigh is parallel to the ground.
  3. Make sure your left knee is almost touching the ground.
  4. Push off your right foot and bring it back to the starting position.
  5. Repeat the same movement with your left foot.
  6. Continue alternating legs for the desired number of repetitions.

Dumbbell Walking Lunge Form & Visual

Dumbbell Walking Lunge

Dumbbell Walking Lunge Benefits

  • Strengthens the lower body muscles, including the quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, and calves
  • Improves overall balance and stability
  • Increases core strength and engages the abdominal muscles
  • Can help improve posture and reduce lower back pain
  • Can be modified to target different muscle groups or increase difficulty

Dumbbell Walking Lunge Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Glutes
  • Hamstrings
  • Calves
  • Core

Dumbbell Walking Lunge Variations & Alternatives

  • barbell walking lunge
  • reverse dumbbell walking lunge
  • stationary lunge
  • curtsy lunge
  • side lunge