TRX Single Leg Squat – Video Tutorial & Exercise Guide

The Single Leg Squat is yet another great TRX exercise that really focuses on the more important muscles of the leg. If you're familiar with pistol squat, then you know exactly how difficult the movement can be.

The TRX single leg squat gives you much more control over the difficulty involved in the traditional pistol squat. Using the suspension system also aids with balance and gives your arms a bit of workout.

Single leg squats are an exhausting exercise because they work the largest and strongest muscle in the body, the gluteus maximus.

For a more thorough overview and the proper technique, check out the video below.healthy man

TRX Single Leg Squat – Exercise Guide

    • Step 1: Ensure the TRX suspension is secured firmly at an elevated position. Grasp the handles with each hand, and bring your hands by your side.
    • Step 2: Elevate one leg directly in front of you, shifting your weight to other leg with slight bent. Dorsiflex the elevated foot towards you.
    • Step 3: With your spine straight, squat straight down like as if you were going to sit down.
    • Step 4: Squat as far down as you're capable, then return to the original position, using the suspension handles as necessary.

** Pro Tip #1: To start, complete this exercise with 2-3 sets of 5-10 reps.

Need more? Check out these great TRX exercises:

The Men's Health Experts @ The Fit Father Project

If you’re interested in a proven and completely laid out “done-for-you” weight loss meal plan & workout routine – designed for you as a busy man…

TRX bicep curl best ways to lose belly fatThen I’d recommend you read the program overview letter for our Fit Father 30-Day Program (FF30X). Inside FF30X, you'll receive:

  • The simple & delicious Fit Father Meal Plan
  • The metabolism boosting Fit Father 30X Workout (under 90 min/week)
  • VIP email coaching where I'll personally walk you through the program

Read the FF30X Program overview letter here to see how our plan can help you lose weight – without the complication & restriction of normal diets.