One Leg Squat

This multi-joint exercise primarily strengthens the muscles of your lower body (such as your quadriceps, glutes and hamstrings). It also improves your flexibility and balance.
One Leg Squat
  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  2. Stand on one leg.
  3. Slowly lower your body as if sitting on a chair.
  4. Keep your back straight, your chest out, and your standing knee pointed in the same direction as your foot.
  5. Descend as far as you can.
  6. Pause.
  7. Slowly push up from your heel, extending your leg and squeezing your glute.
  8. Straighten your leg.
  9. Repeat on the other leg.