Cable Single Leg Split Squat

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Cable Single Leg Split Squat

Instructions

Preparation

Facing away from bench, stand between two very low pulleys with shoulder width or narrower stance. Squat down and grasp stirrup attachments to each side. Stand upright with arms straight down to sides. Extend leg back and place top of foot on bench.

Execution

Squat down by flexing knee and hip of front leg until knee of rear leg is almost in contact with floor. Return to original standing position by extending hip and knee of forward leg. Repeat. Continue with opposite leg.

Comments

Keep torso upright during squat; flexible hip flexors are important. Forward knee should point same direction as foot throughout movement. May also be referred to as Cable Bulgarian Squat.

Class

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push
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