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Barbell Bulgarian Split Squat

Angle-Based Images: Barbell Bulgarian Split Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Bulgarian Split Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Bulgarian Split Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Bulgarian Split Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Bulgarian Split Squat Video
Barbell Bulgarian Split Squat: Step 1
Step 1 Rest a loaded barbell on your upper back with an overhand grip. Extend ONE leg behind you, bending it slightly at the knee, and plant your toes on a bench. Keep THE supporting leg straight.
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Barbell Bulgarian Split Squat: Step 2
Step 2 Push your hips down and back as you bend your knee to descend into a single-leg squat, using the leg on the bench for balance. Lower until your front thigh is parallel to the ground, and then push through your grounded foot to return to the starting position.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Make sure your front foot is placed far enough away from the bench.

Make sure you descend into the squat with your hips, as opposed to jutting the knee forward.

Do not let the knee of the grounded leg cave inward.

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