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Old 05-30-2007, 09:48 AM   #1
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I can't seem to find good description for one-legged squats. Anyone have one?
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Old 05-30-2007, 10:48 AM   #2
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they're the same thing
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Old 05-30-2007, 11:54 AM   #3
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I've actually heard of variations of a one leg squat where you put the other leg's foot on the squatting leg's knee, almost half criss-cross.
Another variation is a bit like a raised split squat but the other leg's heel pulls to the butt.
Both are a little different than a pistol.
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Old 05-30-2007, 04:32 PM   #4
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Pistols, a one legged squat with free leg pointing straight ahead like the barrel of a "pistol".

One legged squat is a squat where all of the work is done with one leg. You could be on a raised jump box with free leg hanging down and do a one legged squat, or your knee bent (I'm sure there are many variations). A pistol is also a one legged squat but not all one legged squats are pistols.

I think...
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Old 05-30-2007, 10:21 PM   #5
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"A pistol is a one-legged squat, but not all one-legged squats are pistols."

Exactly.
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