The pistol is not only good for building strength and balance, it's also good for diagnosing your current imbalances and weaknesses. Difficulty with pistols could mean you have weak glutes or tight hip adductors, calves, or hip flexors.
Simon is the Assistant Editor at BOXROX. He has been Sport addicted since childhood and comes from a swimming and bodybuilding backround to Crossfit, which he does for 4 years now and it still challenging him every day. He tries to combine his passions for sport and writing.