Single-Leg Drop

Calisthenics / Pilates / Yoga / Beginner

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

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How to do Single-Leg Drop:

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single-leg drop is a calisthenics, pilates, and yoga exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the quads and hip flexors ...more

single-leg drop is a calisthenics, pilates, and yoga exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the quads and hip flexors.

The only single-leg drop equipment that you really need is the following: exercise mat. There are however many different single-leg drop variations that you can try out that may require different types of single-leg drop equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

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

Tips

  1. If you are having a hard time keeping your leg straight when lowering opposite leg, then grab onto your thigh with your left hand.
  2. Keep legs straight as possible. At first it may seem impossible to fully straighten legs but after several times performing exercise it will become easier.

Variations

  1. Place a chair or a solid object in front of the leg that is stationary. This will give your leg support and help to keep it upright when lowering opposite leg.
  2. Lower both legs at the same time.
  3. Place feet together and have a partner stand at your feet. Raise legs up and have partner throw them down toward the ground. Brace your core and try to stop legs from touching the ground. Raise legs back up and repeat.

Other Names

  • Alternating Leg Lower
  • Single-leg Lowering Drill

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

Tips

  1. If you are having a hard time keeping your leg straight when lowering opposite leg, then grab onto your thigh with your left hand.
  2. Keep legs straight as possible. At first it may seem impossible to fully straighten legs but after several times performing exercise it will become easier.

Variations

  1. Place a chair or a solid object in front of the leg that is stationary. This will give your leg support and help to keep it upright when lowering opposite leg.
  2. Lower both legs at the same time.
  3. Place feet together and have a partner stand at your feet. Raise legs up and have partner throw them down toward the ground. Brace your core and try to stop legs from touching the ground. Raise legs back up and repeat.

Other Names

  • Alternating Leg Lower
  • Single-leg Lowering Drill

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound