Single-Leg Squat

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell
  • Flat Bench

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How to do Single-Leg Squat:

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single-leg squat is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes and hamstrings ...more

single-leg 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 single-leg squat equipment that you really need is the following: barbell and flat bench. There are however many different single-leg squat variations that you can try out that may require different types of single-leg squat equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

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

Tips

  1. Do not let your knee extend past your toes when doing the squat to avoid injury.
  2. If you are having difficulty with this exercise due to balance, perform barbell squats while standing on both legs.

Variations

  1. Use a stepping block instead of a flat bench. The lower the stepping block, the easier the exercise.
  2. Use 1 dumbbell in each hand hanging at your sides instead of the barbell.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell
  • Flat Bench

Tips

  1. Do not let your knee extend past your toes when doing the squat to avoid injury.
  2. If you are having difficulty with this exercise due to balance, perform barbell squats while standing on both legs.

Variations

  1. Use a stepping block instead of a flat bench. The lower the stepping block, the easier the exercise.
  2. Use 1 dumbbell in each hand hanging at your sides instead of the barbell.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound