The Gym Ring Assisted Pistol is a great way to ease yourself into the Pistol exercise. It gives you some support while still putting the brunt of the work on your leg. Make sure you tie the other end of the strap to a sturdy support piece. Use it as much as you need and slowly wean yourself off the support rings. An excellent exercise for strong and resilient legs.
Body Parts Used:
Legs, Core, Grip
Gym Ring Assisted Pistol Exercise Video
Gym Ring Assisted Pistol Exercise Steps
Set up your gym rings on something sturdy/heavy.
Standing on one leg, lower yourself as slowly and as low as possible until you are nearly touching the ground. Use the gym rings to maintain balance, but try maintain a straight descent, rather than leaning back as you drop lower.
Pulling as minimally as possible, raise yourself back to a standing position keeping the non-working leg straight the entire time. Switch feet and perform another rep on the opposite side.
As you grow stronger, try to use the gym rings for support and balance less and less. Eventually, you should be able to perform the Pistol Squat Exercise without assistance.
Gym Ring Assisted Pistol Exercise Pictures
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