Squats are knee rehabilitation exercises - with your arms out in front of you, bending as if you are going to sit, but then straightening up again.

single-leg squat
This is a single-leg squat. The bench at the back is just for security when your quads are weak - you do not actually sit.


What is the effect of single leg squats?

Single leg squats are an advanced rehabilitation exercise to build strength in the hamstrings, quadriceps and glutei.

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