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Tip: Master the Kang Squat

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Nail your quads and hammies with this little-known squat variation. Here are two ways to do it.

If you’ve never heard of the Kang squat before, it’s a terrific tool to improve squat depth, eccentrically overload the hamstrings, and improve squatting mechanics and mobility.

Kang Squat

To get the same benefits with a single-leg emphasis, it makes sense to do a rear-leg elevated Kang squat – a variation I hadn’t seen before I tried it myself. Starting with a deep hip flexion before dropping to a bottom position takes eccentric control, and it really torches the glute on the leading leg.

Rear-Leg Elevated Kang Squat

Don’t forget, though, the trailing leg is mounted on a bench, so you’re still going to get all the quad training and hip mobility benefits on the other side. The rear-leg elevated Kang squat just adds an invaluable element of posterior chain work.

This one doesn’t take much weight to feel, and fewer reps are the smarter call. I like 6-8 slow-tempo reps per leg.

Related:
4 More Thigh-Quaking Squat Variations

Related:
5 New Single-Leg Exercises for Gains

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