Balanced Side Lunge

Level: 1 2 3

Glutes, Hips

Starting position:

Standing sideways

Strap length:


Functional classification:



Feet together, grip at waist level.
Lift the thigh of the right leg up to 90 degrees;
Lower your hip, straighten your leg;
Lunge on your left leg, swing your right leg to the side;
On the exit, do a lunge on your supporting leg, lift your right thigh.
Repeat the same on the other leg.
Hold the right leg, knee angle 90 degrees, back straight;
Perform the movement by the strength of your supporting leg, pulling your body up slightly with your hands.

Recommended load:


Benefits of exercise

The sideways lunge exercise in level 3 balance on FISIO functional loops is performed with a jump.

This is an effective exercise that will help you develop strength, flexibility and endurance of the muscles of the thighs and buttocks. The plyometrics element develops the explosive strength of the muscles of the lower extremities. For athletes, this quality has a great advantage. 

Performing a lunge on one leg with a jump, the stabilizer muscles work. It helps to improve body coordination and control your movements. The ability to maintain a certain body position is necessary in many sports.  Coordination training helps you feel your body better and control your movements.