Suspended Split Squat

The suspended split squat is a single-leg squat variation performed with the rear leg in a suspension strap system. This allows the rear leg to move slightly more naturally than it would be able to on a bench. The exercise targets the quadriceps, hamstrings and glutes on the front leg, but also taxes and stretches the quads on the rear leg.

Benefits

  1. Builds strength and muscle in the quads, glutes, and hamstrings
  2. Builds active flexibility in the quads and hip flexors
  3. Can alter tempo or add pauses to make more difficult
  4. If balance is a challenge, exercise is still effective holding onto something for support
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