What is: Bodyweight Single Leg Squat

Bodyweight Single Leg Squat

The bodyweight single leg squat is a leg exercise that improves leg strength and hip flexibility. There are multiple ways to do this exercise. It can easily be adjusted for advanced or beginner workouts. You can use kettle bells or dumb bells to add weight, or hang onto something stable to make it a little easier. This should be a key exercise in any bodyweight exercise routine. It is used heavily in Crossfit workouts, where it is referred to as a “pistol”. Check out the YouTube video below to learn the basic technique of the bodyweight single leg squat.

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