Standing Pilates: reverse lunge

Exercise of the week!

Ideal for leg strengthening and balance.

reverse lunge

Starting Position

Standing position, feet hip width apart, hands on your hips.


Take a wide step  backwards with the right leg and lower your front leg into a 90° angle.

Perform 12-15 reps and switch legs.


  • Your knee shouldn’t exceed your toes
  • Keep your core straight
  • Keep your spine neutral
  • PH in and up
  • Focus on a specific spot straight ahead


  1. Perform the exercise holding a Pilates prop such as a miniball, Amagic circle or an elastic band
  2. Perform the exercise with arm movements

Varvara Solomonidou,Wellness Specialist, Personal Trainer, Seminar & Conference Lecturer, Pilates Master Trainer “AthensTrainers® Ultimate Pilates System®”, Member of Pilates Method Alliance (PMA),  Member of European Lifestyle Medicine Organization (ELMO), DNAFit®  Certified Trainer, General Manager & Owner of AthensTrainers®

Model: Eleni Zachioti, Yoga & Pilates Instructor,  AthensTrainers® Associate