What An asymmetrical exercise targeting the quads, hamstrings, and glutes
Why Improve stability, mobility, and flexibility while strengthening weight-bearing muscles.
SETS 4 REPS 6 REST 3 minutes
1. Hold dumbbells in each hand or put on a weighted pack (start with 30 pounds total). Stand 3 feet from a knee-high bench (facing away from it) and extend one leg behind you. The top of that foot should rest on the bench.
2. Lower into a squat for a count of four until your front thigh is parallel to the floor (make sure your knee does not go past your toes).
3. Drive up through your heel for a count of two to return to the starting position.