Posts Tagged ‘split squat’

Move of the Week: Split-squat with Forward Lean

Single-leg exercises are no fun. Ironically, that’s why we’re featuring one today! THE MOVE: Split-squat with Forward Lean MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Single-leg, squat: quads, hamstrings, and glutes. WHY DO IT: Single-leg exercises can be no fun, and they can also be frustrating. However, they impart numerous benefits that we cannot ignore, particularly when it comes…

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Move of the Week: Goblet Rear-foot Elevated Split-squat

Another week means another edition of MotW. Today we’re featuring a popular but often dreaded single-leg exercise, as well as Dan looking awkwardly into the camera. Enjoy! THE MOVE: Goblet Rear-foot Elevated Split-squat (RFESS) MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Lunge pattern: quads, hamstrings, and glutes. WHY DO IT: We featured the Front-rack Reverse Lunge in a previous edition of…

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Move of the Week: Front-rack Reverse Lunge

Here’s the 6th edition of Move of the Week: The Front-rack Reverse Lunge! THE MOVE: Front-rack Reverse Lunge MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Lunge pattern: quads, hamstrings, and glutes. WHY DO IT: Renowned strength coach, Mike Boyle, once famously decried squats in favor of deadlifts and single-leg exercises, like lunges and rear-foot elevated split squats. This was not to…

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