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.
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Latest Videos in Lower Body
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.
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.
Professional beach volleyball player Lane Carico uses the Single-Leg Squat to improve her explosivenes and stability on the court.
Trainer Travelle Gaines prescribes a Single-Leg Circuit for NFL prospects preparing for the Combine at Athletic Gaines (Las Vegas).
Watch NBA star Ricky Rubio perform the Rear-Foot-Elevated Split-Squat to strengthen his lower body.