Cable One Arm Single Leg Split Squat

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Cable One Arm Single Leg Split Squat

Instructions

Preparation

Stand between bench and low pulley cable. Grasp cable stirrup with one hand. Facing low pulley, extend leg back and place top of foot or forefoot on bench. Place other hand on hip or support to side.

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 One Arm Bulgarian Squat.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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