Purpose: Strengthen and Stabilize
Muscles Worked: Quads, Gluteus, Hamstrings, and Core
Form: Place one foot on a weight bench. Ensure your legs are hip width apart. Your front leg should be about 3 feet away from the bench. Place your hands on your hips. Slowly squat down until your knee is bent about 90 degrees. Be sure to keep your upper body straight as you squat with your ribs to hips and abs contracted. Return to the starting point.
Perform for several repetitions, then repeat the exercise on the opposite leg.