The pistol squat is an exercise well worth the time and effort it takes to master. You’ll need to have high levels of mobility, stability, and strength to pull it off at all, but it offers real-world benefits, helping you to build unilateral strength and honing your balance and coordination.
Whether you are totally new to learning pistol technique, or you have one leg that is weaker than the other and you want to correct the imbalance, check out the video below to learn how to modify the movement for workouts, build leg strength and master the pistol squat with perfect technique.
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