BB lunges

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  1. φ

    φ Eugenics is the self-direction of human evolution.

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    ... kill me.

    Anyway, do you push up slow and steady, or do you explode up?
     
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    i try to be explosive as the weight will let me.
     
  3. Mike McDermott

    Mike McDermott It's evolution, baby. OT Supporter

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    explode, but with decent weight, you really have to concentrate on balance.
     
  5. Silmatharien

    Silmatharien OT Supporter

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    explode. make sure you don't use too much weight at first though until you get your stabilizers going. make sure your stance isn't too narrow as well. You can hurt your knees easy.
     
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    any benefits of doing BB lunges over DB lunges?
     
  7. Neo22

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    More weight of course
     
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    however, your "decent weight" probably >> mine :wtc:
     
  9. Skeletor

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    for me it sucks to have DB's at your side because it restricts the leg that is going back. If you're doing walking lunges it's a different story... my gym has no room so I gotta do back-step lunges. BB makes them way easier.
     
  10. Ceaze

    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    ummm bb alunges are harderm, higher center of gravty
     
  11. Skeletor

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    what about drunken lunges i heard those were dope, dunn
     
  12. φ

    φ Eugenics is the self-direction of human evolution.

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    I lost that video. He would only dip down like a half of a foot.
    :rofl::rly:
    I find that since you have the weight on your shoulders, your center of gravity is raised so you need to use more stabalizer muscles, i.e. abs, back, etc, to control the weight. Other than that, it just looks more like a man's lift than using dumbbells.:dunno:
     
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    :dunno:i do 3x10 with 135
     
  14. cls

    cls Though I have fallen, I will rise. Though I sit in

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    What's the benefit to moving explosively (high acceleration), aside from athletic benefits?
     
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    in lunges, if you don't drive off of the floor with a good amount of force, you either a) won't be able to lunge back to starting position or b) will tip over


    that's with the step forward/step back lunges, not back lunges
     
  16. dave.b.gtt

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    Jay My shit don't stink

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    overhead lunges are ftl
     
  18. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    I've never done BB lunges.. I always do walking db lunges..
     
  19. Skeletor

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    truth. If the goal is to step up with the front leg, then when doing walking lunges if you don't go up explosively, you will need to use the back leg to push you forward.
     
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