6 Exercises You Can Do With Your Dog

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4. Rover's Reverse Lunge

 

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“Compared to a basic lunge, reverse lunges place less stress on your knees while still conditioning your entire leg,” Montgomery says.

 

  • Face your dog and ask him to sit.

 

  • Take one large step backward and lower your hips until your front thigh is parallel to the floor, and your front knee is directly over your front ankle. 

 

  • Use your front leg to push your body backward.

 

  • Now lunge with the opposite side. 

 

“This should be a slow and controlled movement, so your dog should be able to sit, then come, or shake on your command between each reverse lunge,” says Montgomery.

 

 

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