Bulgarian Split Squats

Bulgarian split squats are a modified split squat or stationary lunge in which your rear foot is elevated. By elevating your rear foot on a bench, chair, etc. you will not only increase the resistance which the front leg must lift, but you will also increase the demand for balance. The Bulgarian split squat is primarily used as a glutes and quads exercise although it works the entire lower body muscle mass from the soleus to hip flexors.

bulgarian split squats legs workout exercise videosEquipment Needed

Elevated Step, Ball or Bench


Quadriceps, Glutes, Hamstrings

Primary Stabilizers

Inner/outer Thighs




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