Lever Single Leg Split V-Squat

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Lever Single Leg Split V-Squat

Instructions

Preparation

Position shoulders under shoulder pads with back against back pad. Place one foot slightly forward on platform. Place other foot against rear vertical platform. Squeeze hand lever. Keeping hand lever squeezed, squat down by bending hips and knees until hip or knee is short of complete flexion. Release hand lever and raise up on sled, just slightly until weight stack is engaged (click is heard).

Execution

Raise lever by extending knees and hips. Lower lever by flexing hips and knees until knee of rear leg is almost in contact with floor. Repeat. Continue with opposite leg positions.

Comments

Squeeze hand lever at bottom of movement to disengage weight stack. Keep hand lever squeezed until sled is raised and legs are straight. Keep knees pointed same directions as feet. Do not allow forward heel to raise off of platform, pushing with both heel and forefoot.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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