Strength training your legs is important for so many different reasons. Weight resistance not only builds and tones muscle; it increases the strength and the integrity of your joints. When you train your legs, you rev up your metabolism. Did I also mention that your legs are the biggest muscle group in your body?? So if you want your legs to continue to carry you around for the rest of your life, you better make sure that they are strong! Lunges are a very effective and efficient way to strength train legs. Lunges work the entire lower body in one exercise, using your own body weight as resistance! In order to receive all of the benefit that lunges provide, you must do them correctly! Check out the instructional video below so you can get the most out of this valuable exercise!