How To Pistol Squat

The Pistol Squat is without a doubt one of the hardest leg exercises there is in Calisthenics. It is a skill that requires good amount of mobility, enough strength and proper balance. You need sufficient amount of ankle mobility (ankle dorsiflexion), Hamstring mobility, quads and hip flexors strength and balance to stand on one leg throughout the entire movement. This routine will break down each one of these areas so you can understand what might be holding you back from achieving the Pistol Squat. It is definitely an advanced Calisthenics skill but if you train smart and focus on improving each individual area, you will be getting that Pistol Squat faster than you think!

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