The Forward Lunge & Ankle Reach is a dynamic stretching exercise, which focuses on reducing the risk of injury, optimizing power-production capabilities, improving flexibility and stability utilizing no equipment.


  1. Look forward at all times
  2. Take a large step out with the left leg
  3. Drop right knee towards the ground in a controlled fashion until both knees are at 90˚
  4. Rotate the torso all the way to the right and touch/reach the ankle of the right foot
  5. Keep weight on forward heel
  6. Stand up and progress into next lunge now rotating and touching towards the left side

Targeted Musculature

  • Glutes
  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Hip Flexors
  • Obliques

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