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

Improve Leg Strength With the Swiss Ball Leg Press

It is obvious the leg press is one of those exercises that are most debated. If your main goal it to load up your quad size through hypertrophy, this is...

By: Kelvin King Jr.

The Unique Squat Variation NFL Prospects Are Using to Improve Their 40-Yard Dash

Squats make better athletes. That's why strength coaches almost universally have their athletes do some type of Squat in their training. We recentl...

By: Andy Haley

How to Get Faster With Step-Ups

Historically, I'll be honest in saying that I have always advocated against any speed drill that preached more hip flexion or "knee lift," aside from...

By: Travis Hansen

A Simple 4-Step Process for Perfecting the Kettlebell Swing

The Kettlebell Swing is a jack of all trades. You can build amazing looking hamstring and glutes with the swing. You can unlock your power potential and...

By: Justin Ochoa

4 Bear Crawl Variations That Build Total-Body Strength

Crawling isn't just for infants.. The bear crawl exercise is a great way to strengthen your core, shoulders, and even glutes with slight variations. Try...

By: John Papp