Lateral single leg lunges exercise is an effective variation in traditional lunges and also a perfect way to tone and strengthen your outer thighs. Regular lunges work on inner thighs, upper legs and buttocks. Along with the outer thighs lateral lunges focus on inner thigh as well and develop the balance and flexibility too. Lateral single leg lunges are effective not only for lower body muscles they also strengthen your back, core abs and spine. You have to keep your back and spine neutral throughout the exercise. Lateral lunges are easy to learn and perform and are quick result oriented. They can provide a lot of benefits in toning and strengthening your lower body if performed correctly. Weight of your body provides the resistance during the workout.