Smith machine pistol squat

The Smith machine pistol squat is a machine-based exercise that targets the quads, glutes, and hamstrings. It is similar in form to a pistol squat but is performed with a bar on the shoulders. This adds extra resistance, but also eliminates some of the balance challenge of single-leg squats. This squat variation can be performed in low reps for strength or for higher reps for muscle gain.

Benefits

  1. Strengthens the legs, core, and upper back
  2. Helps with imbalances in strength and size between legs
  3. The bar moves on a track making it easier to get into position and control
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