There is allot of talk these days about the Bulgarian Split Squat otherwise called the Rear Foot Elevated Split Squat.

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Regardless of what you call it, I think its a great exercise. But, like any other exercise, it can be performed safely and effectively or it can performed in a less optimal manner.
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That said, I often see this exercise performed in manner that can be risky for you lower back.
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Check out this video to see what I’m talking about and discover a smarter, more back freindly version of the exercise!

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