Single-Leg Box Squat

in Quadriceps Exercise

Main Muscle Worked: Quadriceps

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Single-Leg Box Squat - Exercise Guide

Step 1

Place a box or an elevated platform on the floor.

Step 2

Stand up straight with your feet shoulder width away from each other and the box behind you.

Step 3

Raise one foot and slightly bend the knee of that leg. Your foot should be raised a few inches off the floor.

Step 4

Hold your hands out to your front. Use them as support to keep your balance. This is your starting position.

Step 5

Squat down by bending your hip and knee at the same time. Continue until your hips touch the box. Keep your back straight, chest up, and head facing forward as you do this.

Step 6

Pause for a moment then slowly get back to your starting position by extending your hip and knee at the same time.

Step 7

Complete your repetitions then switch legs and repeat.

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