Need an Alternative to Split Squats?
Some runners, particularly those with a history of knee injury, have mentioned that they’ve been finding the split squat hard on the knees…
The Split Squat is an excellent exercise, so if you can complete the sets pain free, definitely do so! But, if you’re struggling, try the alternative rather than pushing through pain.
- Split Squat (video) – 2 x 15 each leg
- Hip Thruster (video) – 3 x 12 reps
- SL Straight Leg Deadlift (video) – 2 x 15 reps each leg
Today’s Core Exercise
- Mountain Climbers (video) – 2 x 24 (12 each side, alternating)