Bulgarian Split Squat

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  • Barbell

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How to do the Bulgarian Split Squat:

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The bulgarian split squat is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes and hamstrings ...more

The bulgarian split squat is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes and hamstrings.

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

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

Tips

  1. Very important to keep back straight and gaze looking slightly upward.
  2. Stand in a comfortable staggered stance. Do not split legs too far apart to avoid strain.
  3. Exhale when pushing up and inhaling on way down. Breathing is a key component to successful weight lifting.

Variations

  1. Use a pair of dumbbells instead of a barbell.
  2. Hold for a few seconds at the down position, then push back up.

Other Names

  • Bulgarian Barbell Split Squat

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell

Tips

  1. Very important to keep back straight and gaze looking slightly upward.
  2. Stand in a comfortable staggered stance. Do not split legs too far apart to avoid strain.
  3. Exhale when pushing up and inhaling on way down. Breathing is a key component to successful weight lifting.

Variations

  1. Use a pair of dumbbells instead of a barbell.
  2. Hold for a few seconds at the down position, then push back up.

Other Names

  • Bulgarian Barbell Split Squat

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound