Single-leg squats strengthen the quadriceps muscle and increase the knee's range of motion.

 

 


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Place a chair behind you, with its back against the wall. Stand up comfortably in front of the chair with your feet a few inches apart and your arms by your sides.

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Shifting your weight onto your bad leg, lift the good leg off the ground. Swing your arms forward, clasp your hands together and at the same time push your bottom out as if you are going to sit...

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...but instead squat. When your bottom touches the chair...

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...straighten up again to the standing position with both feet back on the ground and your arms back at your side. Repeat this 5 times.

 

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