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Single Leg Split Squat

Jan 26th, 2011
Single leg squat
  1. Stand facing away from a step.  Reach back with one foot, placing it on the step behind you.  Front foot will have weight evenly distributed between toe and heel. Rear foot will have toes down on step (or you can have the top of your foot on the step). Hold dumbbells at your sides.
  2. Bend your front knee and hip, lowering your body until the rear knee almost touches the floor.  
  3. Then stand back up into your start position.
  4. Keep your torso upright throughout the exercise.
  5. Switch the position of your feet, bringing your rear foot to the front position, and repeat this exercise.