If you’re not doing Bulgarian split squats, maybe they would be great to add to your accessory work. If one of your requests/goals has been to have a bigger butt, read on!
What are the benefits of the Split Squat?
1 – Builds GLUTE strength
2 – easier on the back than a back squat
3 – transferrable to sports which often utilize a 1 legged stance
4- builds your grip
5 – a sneaky core workout
6 – builds the muscles that help with explosive movements
7 – adds muscle mass to the derriere – and we all want that!
8 – makes your weighted 2 legged squats stronger
9 – helps with Pistols
10 – stretches muscles actively by opening up the hip
Leg Strength Day – for pistol progression
3 x 10 (each leg) Bulgarian Split Squat – increase weight each set
3 x 10 weighted lateral lunges using kettlebell or dumbbells
3 x 10 Goblet Squat