Lower Body Articles

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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Prevent Knee Injuries With This Unique Resistance Band Training Method

Resistance bands are frequently used for accommodating resistance in many training programs. Joel Seedman is a great example of how to implement bands...

A 15-Minute Mini-Band Workout That Will Challenge Your Entire Body

Think a mini band workout is too easy for you? Think again! I used to look at the mini-bands and see them as "a warm-up tool" or just a piece of...

Understanding Hamstring Injuries and What You Can Do About Them

A gunshot to the leg. That's exactly what it felt like. One moment I was sprinting and the next I was laying on the ground in agony, it literally felt...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Front Squat 101: How to Master The Move in 5 Minutes

The Front Squat is a lower-body exercise that will strengthen your legs and hips, particularly your quads (thigh muscles) and glutes (butt muscles). ...

Struggling with Deadlifts? Try These Alternative Exercises

The Conventional Deadlift is a fantastic full-body exercise. And had you asked me a few years ago whether everyone should do them, I would have answered...

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