Pistol Squat to Bench

Calisthenics / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

  • Flat Bench

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How to do Pistol Squat to Bench:

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pistol squat to bench is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes and hamstrings ...more

pistol squat to bench is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes and hamstrings.

The only pistol squat to bench equipment that you really need is the following: flat bench. There are however many different pistol squat to bench variations that you can try out that may require different types of pistol squat to bench equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper pistol squat to bench form is easy with the step by step pistol squat to bench instructions, pistol squat to bench tips, and the instructional pistol squat to bench technique video on this page. pistol squat to bench is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the pistol squat to bench video, learn how to do the pistol squat to bench, and then be sure and browse through the pistol squat to bench workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Back should be straight during the entire exercise.
  2. Ideally your lower leg should be perfectly perpendicular to the ground when sitting down. However, it may be necessary to move your foot closer to your body in order to perform exercise.
  3. Be sure to exhale as you push up off the bench.

Variations

  1. Perform pistol squat without the use of a bench.
  2. Wear a weighted vest or hold a weighted plate in your hands for a higher intensity workout.

Other Names

  • Piston Squat
  • Bench Pistol Squat
  • Single-leg Bench Squat

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Flat Bench

Tips

  1. Back should be straight during the entire exercise.
  2. Ideally your lower leg should be perfectly perpendicular to the ground when sitting down. However, it may be necessary to move your foot closer to your body in order to perform exercise.
  3. Be sure to exhale as you push up off the bench.

Variations

  1. Perform pistol squat without the use of a bench.
  2. Wear a weighted vest or hold a weighted plate in your hands for a higher intensity workout.

Other Names

  • Piston Squat
  • Bench Pistol Squat
  • Single-leg Bench Squat

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound