The steel mace lateral lunge is a lower body frontal plane exercise that also incorporates arm work. Using a heavier a macebell this exercise is also excellent for anti-rotational strength.

Teaching Points

  1. Stand in a wide stance, at least 10-12 inches wider than shoulder width apart on each side.
  2. Grip the mace handle with one hand close to the mace head and the other at the end of the handle.
  3. Perform a lateral lunge on the opposite side to the mace head.
  4. Simultaneously lower the mace head towards the floor.
  5. Drive through the heel, squeeze the glute and return to the starting position whilst curling the macebell.