Reverse Lunge With Resistance Bands

Exercise / Thighs


The Reverse Lunge is one of the staples of a functional fitness program, and is used to both improve balance and prepare the body for a variety of functional exercises. But what exactly is a reverse lunge, and do you need to do it with resistance bands to get the most from it? Find out in this post, where we cover! We’re going to share a quick tip on how we can work a reverse lunge with added resistance in your workouts. This is one of the best exercises for developing your entire lower body and strengthening your core, and using resistance bands will allow you to do it in different ways.


Steps to perform the exercise


  • Anchor: Not required.
  • Bands: Attach handles to the band.

Body Position:

  • Stand in the centre of the band with one foot.
  • Now, take one handle in each hand and raise them to your shoulders, the band behind your shoulders.
  • Start by standing tall with your feet hip-width apart, your head straight, back straight, and chest upright.


  • Step back and lower your back knee until your front leg’s thigh is parallel to the ground.
  • Return to your starting position by pushing off your heel.
  • Repeat.

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your chest high and your back straight.
  • As you lunge back, keep your front knee above your toes.

Exercise Benefits

If ordinary lunges with Resistance Bands are too difficult for you, the Reverse Lunge With Bands is the appropriate exercise for you. As you lower your hips down for each rep, take a huge step back. This virtually guarantees that your knee remains behind your toes. Better results and fewer injuries follow proper form.