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Single-Leg T-Squat

Calisthenics / Pilates / Intermediate
  • Hamstrings
  • Quads
  • Calves
  • Lower Back
  • Glutes
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How to do the Single-Leg T-Squat - Learn Proper Single-Leg T-Squat Form

  1. Step 1: Stand on one leg and raise the other leg behind you while leaning forward to form a "T".
  2. Step 2: Squat down as low as you can on your one standing leg, using your arms for balance.
  3. Step 3: Straighten your leg and return to the starting position. Repeat as many times as required.
  4. Step 4: Switch legs and repeat the process to work both sides equally.

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Single-Leg T-Squat Variations and Single-Leg T-Squat Alternatives

  1. Variation 1: Hold your arms straight out in front of you for the hardest difficulty or closer to your body to make it easier.
  2. Variation 2: Hold the squats for an extended time.
  3. Variation 3: Perform the movement while holding a medicine ball or other weights.

Single-Leg T-Squat Tips

  1. Tip 1: Inhale on the way down, and exhale on the way up.
  2. Tip 2: The more you straighten your arms in front of you, the harder the exercise gets.
  3. Tip 3: Try to get as low as you can with each squat while keeping your back leg raised.

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Single Leg T Squat Muscles Worked

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Single Leg T Squat Training Details

The single-leg t-squat is a calisthenics and pilates exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings and to a lesser degree also targets the quads, calves, lower back, and glutes.

The only single-leg t-squat equipment that you really need is the following: . There are however many different single-leg t-squat variations that you can try out that may require different types of single-leg t-squat equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper single-leg t-squat form is easy with the step by step single-leg t-squat instructions, single-leg t-squat tips, and the instructional single-leg t-squat technique video on this page. The single-leg t-squat is a n/a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the single-leg t-squat video, learn how to do the single-leg t-squat, and then be sure and browse through the single-leg t-squat workouts on our workout plans page!

Single Leg T Squat Sports

Single Leg T Squat Force Type: N/A
Single Leg T Squat Mechanics Type: Compound
Single Leg T Squat Other Names: One-leg T squat, Single-Leg T squat, T squat, T-Squat, Single Leg T Squat

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