Single leg squats are a step up from regular squats. They’ll help construct strength in your knees, legs, hips and gluts while also working on balance. Watch more Ask Doctor Jo videos featuring full routines for common injuries and syndromes at
To perform a single leg squat:
1. Stand on one leg along with your foot facing forward.
2. Keeping your knee behind your toes, squat down, sticking your bottom out and bringing your chest forward, using your arms and other leg for balance.
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