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Split Squat
Quads, hamstrings, gluteus, abdominal stabilizers
 
1)
Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a light Dumbbell (optional) in each hand.

2)

Step forward with your right leg, taking a slightly larger than normal step.

3)
Press the front of your left foot into the ground and use it to help keep your balance. The left knee should also be bent to same level as ankle.

4)
Contract your glutes, brace your abs and keep your spine in a neutral position.

5)·
Lower your body until your right thigh is parallel to the ground, keeping knee above ankle.

6)
Keep your upper body upright by pulling abdominals in, head looking forward. Push up to the upright position, but don’t step back. Stay in a split-squat stance.

7)
Perform all reps for one leg and then switch.



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