TAKE OUT YOUR PISTOLS.
WHY’S IT CALLED A PISTOL ANYWAY?
The jury’s still out on that question, but when in the bottom of a pistol squat with your leg out straight, parallel to the ground, it kinda looks like a pistol. Think Christmas Abbott.
DON’T HAVE EM? DON’T WORRY.
Like any skill movement, the pistol takes time and effort to build up to, but you can do it. If you’re serious about spending some time developing your pistols, Chris Spealler walks through a dozen different progressions to help you achieve that full range of motion. But we wouldn’t wait too long, you never know when Dave Castro will get trigger happy.
Think you’re the John Wayne of one-legged squats. Beat this guy’s world record and we’ll give you something pretty awesome.