The Amazing Lunge Pattern is indeed that. It’s a functional movement that serves well in both testing and training applications. In today’s episode, PK & I discuss some great points about the lunge, or split squat pattern.
- How it is representative of the gait pattern and can be used to isolate the early stance versus late stance stages.
- Clinical examples from online coaching how I assessed movement dysfunction in clients with this pattern.
- Corrective strategies, interventions, and cues.
- Training methods.
- How to bias the movement to improve mechanics, emphasize quads, glutes, hams…
- …and MORE!
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