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

Get Jacked with the Gronkowski Family's Favorite Sled Exercises

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

Build Stronger Glutes With This Lunge Hack

There's a simple way to target your glutes during a Lunge, and it only requires a small adjustment to the exercise. You've likely been doing the Lu...

By: Andy Haley

5 Killer Pallof Press Variations for a Strong Core

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

Partial Rep Workouts Are Your Secret Weapon for Dealing With Soreness and Fatigue

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

Loaded Carry Workout Complexes

A loaded carry workout is one of the most effective ways to build strength. Although in recent years loaded carries have gained popularity they are...

By: Rob DeCillis

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.