One Leg Support Squats

Squats are a great exercise for almost everyone. Using single leg squats are not only useful for those who have poor alignment in their legs as well as balance but they can be used to strengthen the legs just as effectively as heavy barbell squats. Those who are either limited by the balance component or simply just want to use maximal weight and achieve maximal range of motion can use something to aid balance while doing the single leg squat. Using a barbell, broom stick, or even the wall can help you drop your hips lower if you are looking to get more range of motion as well as give you that extra confidence of not falling to use extra weight and push yourself during your single leg squats. These squats are great for any leg workout and should be performed after heavy back squats if you do them during the same workouts.



one leg squats legs workout exercise videosRequired Fitness Equipment

Elevated Step, Plyo Box, or Bench

Barbell, Body Bar, Broom Stick

Target Muscle(s)

Glutes, Hamstrings, Quadriceps


Hamstrings, Inner/outer Thighs




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