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

Med Ball Slams: The Surprising Benefits of This Ancient Exercise

Athletic training has changed a lot over the last century. Advances in knowledge and technology have been reflected in the methodologies of some of...

By: Brandon Hall

Take the Triple Squat Challenge to Add Leg Strength and Size

The many benefits of Front Squats, Back Squats and Split Squats have been well documented by strength coaches and sports scientists alike, over...

By: Tim Hanway

Simplify Your Workout Schedule With the High-Low Method

The High-Low Method Often, sports coaches think putting together an effective strength & conditioning program is all about exercise selection. The...

By: Shane Trotter

This Box Jump Is the Missing Link in Your Speed Workouts

I write about plyometrics a lot. One of my popular postings is on the cornerstone exercise for athletes seeking a better vertical jump: The depth jump,...

By: Joel Smith

3 Next-Level TRX Exercises for Strength

Suspension training is one of my favorite ways to build strength and mobility in clients of all experience levels. From rehab patients to pro athletes,...

By: Justin Ochoa

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.