Upper Legs Exercise Database -> Barbell Single Leg Squat

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Barbell Single Leg Squat

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Barbell Single Leg Squat

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Exercise Details

Main Muscle Group : Upper Legs

Detailed Muscle Group : Calves

Other Muscle Groups : Lower Legs , Glutes

Type : Strength

Mechanics : Compound

Equipment : Barbell

Difficulty : Intermediate

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Targeted Muscle Group

Upper Legs

How To Perform Exercise

The barbell single leg squat exercise is an advanced workout that works on strengthening the muscles in the body, improving the core strength and coordination.

Steps :

1.) Start off by placing a barbell on your back above your shoulders with a wide grip.

2.) Cross the lower leg above the knee of your supporting leg (the leg you will squat with).

3.) Squat down as low as possible and hold for a count.

4.) Slowly return to an upright position straightening your hip and knee.

5.) Switch legs and repeat for as many reps and sets as desired.