Lower Body

Power starts from the ground up, so it's important for athletes to train their lower body with complex movements that tax different muscle groups in various ways. Whether you're trying to Squat more or just looking for more exercises to add to your routine, we've got plenty of specifics to help you learn why training your lower body is important and tips for how to do it more effectively.

Latest in Lower Body

I Am a Dude Who Tried Pure Barre, and it Was Really Freaking Hard

I consider myself a fairly progressive person when it comes to gender roles and the construct of masculinity. I'll order a white chocolate mocha at ...

By: Jordan Zirm

5 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Running is an excellent way to stay in shape, whether its for general fitness or a specific sport. Not only does it provide stellar physical benefits...

By: Alena Luciani

How Rob Gronkowski and His Brothers Build Explosive Power Using a Plyo Box

A plyo box is a staple piece of equipment in weight rooms. It's a versatile piece of equipment that can be used for several beneficial purposes. Fo...

By: Andy Haley

The Single-Leg RDL: How to Perform It, Common Mistakes and Advanced Variations

The Single-Leg RDL is a potent exercise. For athletes, it develops the single-leg strength needed to be explosive off both legs when sprinting, jum...

By: Andy Haley

Get Jacked with the Gronkowski Family's Favorite Sled Exercises

Sleds are great for building lower-body strength and power. Besides traditional sled pushes and pulls, you can perform many other exercises with th...

By: Andy Haley

Latest Videos in Lower Body

NFL Running Back Latavius Murray's Exhausting Tractor Tire Workout

Pro Bowl running back Latavius Murray uses the Vertimax and a 300-pound tractor tire to run through a variety of intense drills.

J.J. Watt Improves His Lower-Body Strength With These 2 Exercises

Learn how to perform the lower-body exercises that strength coach Brad Arnett has J.J. Watt perform in the off-season.

The Houston Texans Training Circuit For Building Explosiveness

Craig Fitzgerald, strength coach for the Houston Texans, takes the team's rookies through a circuit that builds lower-body power.

Increasing Glute Strength With The Houston Texans Circuit

Braxton Miller, Will Fuller and other Houston Texans rookies perform a series of exercises that builds explosive glute strength.

The Accessory Lifts That Power the Houston Texans

The Houston Texans rookies perform Dumbbell Shoulder Raises and Calf Raises at the end of an off-season workout.