Technique Tuesday: Shin Angle During Lunges

Many coaches preach a vertical shin angle during lunges, which isn’t inherently wrong. For example, a vertical shin during reverse lunges makes sense; keep the focus on the glutes and hamstrings while minimizing stress on the knees. But what about forward lunges? Or walking lunges?

This week’s Technique Tuesday explains why you can’t use the same shin angle for every lunge or every person. Check it out:

 

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