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

How to Add Leg Strength Without Squats

Squats are great, let's just get that out of the way. The squat pattern is a wonderful way to build lower body strength and is often viewed as the...

By: John Papp

Why Strength Is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

Why Strength is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

By: Rick Scarpulla

Get in Shape With This Full-Body Outdoor Workout

The warm weather is now here and this is the perfect time to switch it up and add in a great bodyweight workout to your weekly routine. Let's face it,...

By: Ben Boudro

Build Lower-Body Strength With the Landmine Hack Squat

The Hack Squat is one of those rich exercises that if you do only once in conjunction with other lowerbody variations you will be set for about a week....

By: Kelvin King Jr.

The Squat Exercise Tall Athletes Should be Doing

I believe this topic must be addressed because most of the information out there is for shorter or average height people. By nature olympic...

By: Beau Bradbury

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.