Weekend Challenge: Single Leg Squats


Published: October 17, 2014

Get a noticeable backside fast.

Ready to firm up your glutes? This move will do the trick in a hurry.

Step 1:

Stand upright, holding onto a nearby chair if you need to for balance. Lift one leg up off the floor, raising it about 1-2 feet in the air.

Single Leg Squats Step 1

Step 2:

From here, bend the supportive knee and lower yourself as far down to the ground as you can go. Once in the lowest position, pause and then press up again to complete the reps.

Single Leg Squats Step 2

Your challenge is to perform five reps on each leg.

Want to extend the challenge?

Perform 6 reps per leg on Monday, 7 reps per leg on Wednesday, and 8 reps per leg on Friday.


Illustrations by Odunze Oguguo (WhytManga)

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