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Rear Foot Elevated Split Squat – Exercise of the Week

Rear Foot Elevated Split Squat (RFESS)Exercise of the Week

The rear foot elevated split spot often also be referred to as the Bulgarian Split Squat.

  • Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and place your back foot up on a bench and have your front foot slightly further forward than you would with have if you were take a normal step forward
  • Contract your glutes, brace your abs and keep your spine is straight
  • Lower your body until your front thigh is parallel to the ground
  • Keep your upper body upright and your lower back flat
  • Push up to the upright position staying in the split-squat stance
  • Do not let let your knee touch the ground
  • Repeat for one leg and then switch.

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