Bulgarian Split Squats
- Stand up straight while holding two dumbbells. Maintain a tight core and flat back as you carefully place your right foot on top of a bench behind you with toes facing down.
- Bend at the front knee as you drop the back knee, maintaining perfect form. Front knee should not go over the toes.
- Allow your thigh to come to parallel with the floor.
- Pause then slowly return to the starting position without locking out your knee.
- Repeat then switch sides once set is complete.
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Bulgarian split squats is a gym work out exercise that targets quadriceps and also involves abs and calves and hamstrings. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Single-arm overhead dumbbell squats, bodyweight walking lunges and smith machine squats are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as bulgarian split squats. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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