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

3 Kettlebell Exercises to Improve Your Vertical Jump

In sport, the edge is given to those with speed, strength and power. Those looking to develop those aspects of performance often look to Olympic lifting...

By: Sherwin Vasallo

4 Exercises to Strengthen Weak Hamstrings

For some reason, hamstring training tends to get overlooked by many people. Many people believe that training quadriceps will allow them to run faster,...

By: Mauricio Huerta

Challenge Your Entire Body With These Furniture Slider Exercises

When typically used, furniture movers tend to make our lives a little bit easier. They enable us to move furniture all over the place while barely...

By: Chris Cooper

Strengthen Your Lower Body and Core With Zercher Squats

What exactly is a zercher squat anyways? This little known squat variation places the bar in front of the athlete but it is cradled in the arms versus...

By: John Papp

This Drill Helps You Develop Elite Skating Speed and Power

The "One Foot Stride, Two Foot Glide Drill" is the next evolution from the "One Foot Push, One Foot Glide Drill", where there is a momentary pause...

By: Apex Skating

Latest Videos in Lower Body

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.

Increase Your Single-Leg Power With All-Star First Baseman Paul Goldschmidt

Paul Goldschmidt, All-Star first baseman, explains how to perform Vertical Skips to develop his explosive power on each leg.

Taurean Prince Explosive Leg Complex Part 1

Former Baylor star Taurean Prince goes through an explosive leg circuit as he prepares for the NBA Pre-Draft Combine.