Single Leg Dips

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single-leg-dips

Move Targets: Quads


Step-by-Step

Step 1: Stand to the side of a chair with your hand resting on the back of it. Lift the leg farther from the chair and flex the foot. The standing leg is slightly bent to protect the joint and encourage strengthening of the muscles.

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Step 2: Inhale and slowly lower your body by bending the supporting leg. You're only lowering yourself down a couple of inches. You need to keep your entire foot on the ground — don't let the heel pop up! Exhale and push out of it. Try using only the leg muscles and not your hand pressing into the chair.

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