BENEFIT #1: IMPROVE BALANCE & STABILITY
Training for the pistol squat is going to improve your stability and balance. The pistol squat is a unilateral movement and requires more balance than a regular two-legged squat.
BENEFIT #2: INCREASE MOBILITY
Training for the pistol squat is going to help you increase your lower body mobility. This is going to have a positive effect in every lower body movements you are performing.
BENEFIT #3: BUILD RESILIENT LEGS
Performing a pistol squat requires that you go into extreme ranges of motion and sometimes you are going to get slightly out of alignment. As a result, training with pistol squats is going to help you build more resilient legs. This is one of the main reasons you will have to be careful with the progressions too.
BENEFIT #4: TRAINING EVERYWHERE
Like most calisthenics exercises, the pistol squat is a movement that you can perform everywhere without the need for equipment.
So, if you need to travel and don’t have access to weights, you can easily train with pistol squats.
Click the button below or go to source link to find DIY tips and key learning areas for the squat...
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- Animal walks - Gymnastic Movements
- Squat series and walking Lunges
- Squat Holds
- Crab squats keep opposite leg parallel
12 min EMOM;
5 - 10 Left Hip Hinges - L Leg Squat
10 - 20 Hollow Rocks
10 Right Hip Hinges - R Leg Squat
10 - 20 Supermen / Superwomen
3 sets x 10 reps
DB Front Squats
Push Ups (on Barbells)
3 x Max Plank Hold (Feet on Swiss Ball)
5 sets x 5 - 8 reps
BB Front Squats (Box Squats)
BB Bent Over Row
3 x set Max Overhead Sit ups (10 - 20kg)