PISTOL SQUAT Stand with feet hip-width apart, fists in front of chest with elbows bent; lift right foot forward a few inches off floor, foot flexed. Squat, bending left knee 90 degrees, as you lift right leg to hip level in front of you. Make it easier: Let right heel hover close to floor. Do 15 to 20 reps, then switch sides and repeat. Do 2 to 3 sets.
Lift It: Carving Curl Targets gluteus maximus and hamstrings Lie face down on floor with head on folded arms, squeezing a 1-pound dumbbell or rolled-up towel behind bent left knee, foot flexed. Tuck pelvis to flatten out low back. Lift bent left leg a few inches off floor; lower. Do 20 reps. Switch sides, repeat. Watch the workout video Next: Lift It: Bend and Extend
Loosen Up and Let Go: Relaxing Hip-Opening Sequence