Bulgarian Split Squat – Heel Raise

  • HOW: Face away from an elevated surface.  Place one foot behind you with your toes on the elevated surface. Squat down on the front leg keeping your weight centered on the front leg.  Push up with the front leg back into the standing position, then lift your heel off the ground. 
  • FEEL: You should feel the muscles in your glute, thigh, and calf working. You should also feel a stretch in the front of the elevated leg thigh.
  • COMPENSATION: Don’t squat down too far forward over your toes.  Keep your chest up as you squat down.

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