CrossFit – Friday, June 7th, 2019

Pistol Squat – Form, Muscles Worked, and How-To Guide

The pistol squat is an advanced unilateral lower body exercise often done with bodyweight or lighter loads to increase single leg strength, balance, and improve movement mechanics of the lower body.

In this article we will discuss:

  • Pistol Squat Form and Technique
  • 8-Step Pistol Squat Progressions Guide
  • Benefits of the Pistol Squat
  • Muscles Worked by Pistol Squats
  • Pistol Squats – Frequently Asked Questions
  • Pistol Squat Sets, Reps, and Weight Recommendations
  • Pistol Squat Variations and Alternatives
  • and more…

Additional Reading:

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