Lever Single Leg Squat (plate loaded)

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Lever Single Leg Squat (plate loaded)

Instructions

Preparation

Stand between handles facing away from fulcrum. Grasp both handles to sides and stand upright. Cross lower leg above knee of supporting leg.

Execution

Bend knees forward slightly while allowing hips to bend back behind, keeping back straight and knees pointed same direction as feet. Squat down as low as possible. Extend knee and hip until leg is straight. Return and repeat. Continue with opposite leg.

Comments

Range of motion will be improved with greater leg strength and glute flexibility. Supporting knee should point same direction as foot throughout movement.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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