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Exercise Demonstrations

Single Leg Squats with Toe Touch

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Single Leg Squats with Toe Touch Exercise

Starting Position

Lift right foot a few inches off the floor and soften left knee. Place left hand on hip.

Action

INHALE: Squat down as far as possible, reaching left hand toward the floor. When you've squatted as far as you can comfortably, then bend from the hips to touch the ground with the left hand.

EXHALE: Squeezing glutes, and keeping back straight, rise up and straighten leg to complete one rep.

Complete all reps and switch sides.

Special Instructions

When reaching toward toe, concentrate on bending knee into a lunge rather than bending over from the waist/hips.

Muscles Worked: Quads, Glutes, Hamstrings, Core