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
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
When coaches often talk about great "core" movements, we hear about different plank, deadbug, or carry variations, but often left out, is the greatness...
By: Michael Zweifel
Build Muscle/Help Sore Joints Recover Substituting Partial Reps for Full Range Reps By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Repetitive pushing, pulling, and squatting...
By: Jim Carpentier
Latest Videos in Lower Body
Pro Bowl running back Latavius Murray uses the Vertimax and a 300-pound tractor tire to run through a variety of intense drills.
Learn how to perform the lower-body exercises that strength coach Brad Arnett has J.J. Watt perform in the off-season.
Craig Fitzgerald, strength coach for the Houston Texans, takes the team's rookies through a circuit that builds lower-body power.
Braxton Miller, Will Fuller and other Houston Texans rookies perform a series of exercises that builds explosive glute strength.
The Houston Texans rookies perform Dumbbell Shoulder Raises and Calf Raises at the end of an off-season workout.