Single Leg Side Squat

Starting Position
  • Place the  ball against the wall at shoulder height as pictured below.
  • Stabilize the ball between your shoulder and the wall.
  • Cross your arms over your chest.
  • Take a step out from the wall.
  • Lift the inside foot off the ground, maintain a neutral spine and keep your pelvis level.
  • While keeping your trunk stable and your chest up, slowly lower yourself down and back up.
Prime Movers
  • Quadriceps, glutes, hips, and trunk.
Physio Tips
  • Don't allow your hips to sag or your back to bend forward
  • To avoid knee injury be sure that your outside knee does not move in front of your foot.
  • If you find this move difficult go back and work on the Side Squat and the Squat.
  • Try moving further away from the wall.
  • Try standing on the inside leg only.
  • Hold a weight across your chest.

1ballsRepeat this exercise ball exercise 10 times.

2ballsRepeat this exercise ball exercise 20 times.

3ballsRepeat this exercise ball exercise 30 times.

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