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

10 Single-Leg Exercises to Build Strength and Eliminate Imbalances

No matter what sport you play, leg strength plays a big role in your ability to perform; particularly individual leg strength due to the fact that most...

By: Andrew Meyers

Get Faster With This Advanced Stair Sprinting Workout

Santa Monica Stairs: Sprinting Stairs Every major city, and/or college town has stairs available to the public. When I went to Chico State, they had...

By: Chris Hitchko

Build Speed and Endurance With These Hill Workouts

A hill is an incredible workout tool. It immediately makes everything you do more difficult, because, well, you're moving up an incline. Yes, you c...

By: Andy Haley

Essential Hip Flexor Strengthening Exercises

hip flexor strengthening exercises. I think that if there is one thing that the strength and conditioning field, as a whole, can improve at its having a...

By: Seth Blevins

2 Advanced Leg Workouts Without Weights

Two Advanced Leg Workouts Without Weights By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Overcrowded weight room? No available Squat racks or Leg Press machines? Before...

By: Jim Carpentier

Latest Videos in Lower Body

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.

STACK Fitness Weekly: The Best Lower-Body Lifts for Football Power

In this episode of STACK Fitness Weekly, coach Mark Roozen shows you how football players can build lower-body power.

World-Class Workouts With Todd Durkin: Build Explosive Speed With Lower-Body Power Drills

In this episode of World-Class Workouts, Todd Durkin shows you how to build lower-body power.

Kettlebell Single-Leg RDL With Drew Brees

New Orleans Saints All-Pro quarterback Drew Brees performs Kettlebell Single-Leg RDLs during the off-season with coaching by Todd Durkin.