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Build your legs with the heel elevated kickstand squat [video]

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Are you intrigued by the challenge of a pistol squat but hesitant due to its complexity? We've got the perfect solution for you – the Heel Elevated Kickstand Squat. This alternative exercise provides an excellent way to build leg strength without the intricacies of a pistol squat.

Unlocking the Benefits:

  1. Safe and Effective: The Heel Elevated Kickstand Squat offers a safe alternative for individuals looking to strengthen their legs without the potential challenges of a pistol squat. Elevating the heel provides stability, making it an ideal starting point for beginners.
  2. Build Leg Strength: Don't let the simplicity fool you; this exercise is a powerhouse for leg strength. It targets key muscle groups, helping you develop stability, balance, and strength in your lower body. As you progress, you'll find yourself more prepared for advanced exercises.
  3. Beginner-Friendly: Unlike the demanding nature of pistol squats, the Heel Elevated Kickstand Squat is beginner-friendly. It allows you to focus on form and control, gradually building the foundation for more advanced movements.

How to Perform the Heel Elevated Kickstand Squat:

  1. Set Up: Place a small weight plate or wedge under your heel.
  2. Stance: Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  3. Execution:
    • Keep one foot flat on the ground.
    • Extend the other leg, placing the heel on the elevated surface.
    • Lower your body into a squat position, maintaining proper form.
    • Push through the grounded foot to return to the starting position.
  4. Repetition: Aim for 3 sets of 10-12 repetitions, adjusting the elevation as needed.

Level Up Your Leg Game: The Heel Elevated Kickstand Squat is a versatile and effective exercise suitable for all fitness levels. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned fitness enthusiast, incorporating this into your routine can lead to enhanced leg strength, stability, and overall lower-body fitness.

Ready to take on the challenge? Elevate your leg day with the Heel Elevated Kickstand Squat and witness the positive impact on your fitness journey. Remember, progress is about finding alternatives that suit your current abilities while setting the stage for future accomplishments.


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