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Single Leg Chair Squats

How to do Single Leg Chair Squats

1. Stand in front of a chair so that the seat barely touches the backs of your knees

2. Place your feet about shoulder-width apart with your toes pointing forwards

3. Lift one leg off the ground and point it slightly out in front of you

4. Brace your core and inhale as you lower your body, bending at the knee. Be sure to keep your chest upright and your eyes forward

5. Once your glute barely touches the chair, briefly pause before exhaling and driving back upwards at a controlled speed using your quadriceps while bringing your hips forward

What muscles do Single Leg Chair Squats work?

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The primary muscles used in Single Leg Chair Squats are the Glutes and Quads. The secondary muscles used are the Hamstrings.