Lever Single Leg Split Squat (plate loaded)

Lever Single Leg Split Squat (plate loaded)


Utility: Auxiliary
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Push



Stand between lever handles to sides. Extend leg back and place top of foot on cross bar. Squat down and grasp handles to sides.


With chest high, lift lever by extending hips and knees to full extension. Return until knee of rear leg is almost in contact with floor. Repeat. Continue with opposite leg.


Keep torso upright during squat; flexible hip flexors are important. Keep foot flat on floor. Forward knee should point same direction as foot throughout movement. Position foot just slightly forward to keep equal distribution of force on hip and knee extensors. May also be referred to as Lever Bulgarian Squat.

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