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

5 Kettlebell Exercises for Full-Body Strength

In your question for athletic domination, you want to use every tool at your disposal to help you reach your full athletic potential. One great tool is...

By: Andrew Heming

Build Full-Body Strength With This 9-Exercise Animal Workout

When ever an athlete is compared to an animal it is usually considered a compliment to their work ethic, skill, and athletic ability. And why not,...

By: Andrew Meyers

Improve Your Conditioning With Tabata Squat Jumps

Tabata Training is alternating 20 seconds of intense aerobic activity with 10 seconds of brief rest until four minutes has passed. You might think that...

By: Roger Lockridge

Why You Should be Doing Good Mornings to Strengthen Your Glutes, Hamstrings and Lower Back

The Good Morning exercise gets a bad rap. Some think it's just a Squat gone wrong. Others look at the movement and cringe at the thought of what hol...

By: Andy Haley

6-Week Soccer Goalkeeper Workout

There's a misconception that because goalkeepers aren't moving up and down the field/ice as much as other players that they might require less...

By: Erick Avila

Latest Videos in Lower Body

Tom Koehler's Pitcher Single-Leg Strength and Core Superset

Miami pitcher Tom Koehler performs a superset with Skater Squats and Push-Up Saws, which increases his strength and balance when planting on his front leg during a pitch.

Tom Koehler's Off-Season Leg Workout for Pitching Power

Miami pitcher Tom Koehler goes through a leg workout designed to improve pitching power, accuracy and durability. Koehler discusses how his training has evolved under the guidance of Brendan Hayden, owner at Coastal Performance.

Lane Carico's Single-Leg Squat for Improved Volleyball Strength

Professional beach volleyball player Lane Carico uses the Single-Leg Squat to improve her explosivenes and stability on the court.

Athletic Gaines NFL Combine Training: Single-Leg Circuit

Trainer Travelle Gaines prescribes a Single-Leg Circuit for NFL prospects preparing for the Combine at Athletic Gaines (Las Vegas).

Ricky Rubio: Build Single-Leg Strength with the Rear-Foot-Elevated Split-Squat

Watch NBA star Ricky Rubio perform the Rear-Foot-Elevated Split-Squat to strengthen his lower body.