How often do you see someone on the court or the field taking exaggerated, controlled lunging steps like you do in the gym? Almost never.

Improve your athleticism by adding the hinging lunge to your workout routine. "The hinging lunge mimics the short and quick moves you take when playing a sport--like pivoting, grabbing a grounder, or sending a bounce-pass across your body," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of Bodyweight Muscle Burners DVD. "It enhances your performance by building and prepping your muscles for sports."

Perform rep-after-rep in multiple directions and your lungs will start to feel the burn, just like your legs. Ready to try it? Watch the video to learn how to perform the hinging lunge with perfect form. (Shake up your workout and speed up results with the 4 Ways to Burn More Fat.)

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