I’ve been incorporating a lot of one legged movements in my training program- pistols, one legged deadlift, bulgarian split squat. Personally I’ve had bad ankle injury and that made my right leg a lot weaker than the left leg. Thus, sometimes when I do back squats, I catch myself pushing more on my left heel than on the right one. That is why I think one legged movements are a really good way to put an even load on both legs- that will make your weaker leg work as much as the stronger one.
When the movement is performed on just one leg, this requires a really good balance and coordination, which contributes to the need of incorporating this exercises in your training program..
Even though this movements (more…)