How To Perform The Pistol Box Squat (Video)

The Pistol Box Squat is one of the best exercises in your arsenal; you’ve just gotta know how to do it right. In this video we show you how, going over technique, form and how to perform the perfect Pistol Box Squat!

The single leg squat also known as the pistol squat is one of the best lower body exercises you can do in the gym.  The problem is that most athletes lack the stability and flexibility to do a full pistol squat.

While there are many pistol variations and progressions, one of the best ways to work your way towards a good looking bodyweight pistol squat is the pistol box squat with counterweight.

Three Elements of the Pistol Squat
#1: Improve Ankle Flexibility
#2: Use a Counterweight to Improve Motor Control
#3: Progress Squat Depth with the Box Squat