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Core Knowledge

Movements

Squat - Single Leg Balance

Starting Position

  • Standing on one foot

Procedure

  • Initiating movement with hips, squat back and down on one leg until the glutes touch the bench
  • Return to standing position using only the leg you are balancing on
  • Repeat for prescribed number of repetitions and switch legs

 

Coaching Keys

  • Keep chest up and back flat
  • Do not let knee collapse to inside
  • Do not let knee slide forward past toes
  • Keep non-working leg bent at the knee with foot off ground

You Should Feel It

  • Working the glutes, hamstrings, and quads

Tags: Quadriceps, Balance, Glutes, Hamstrings

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