Ask the Experts: What Are the Best Exercises to Build Explosive Hips and Legs

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Q: What are the best exercises to build powerful and explosive hips and legs?

A: Powerful hips and legs dramatically increase speed, jumping and overall athletic strength. Common lower-body strength and explosive exercises like Power Cleans, Snatches and Squats force the body to rapidly produce strength against resistance. Also, plyometric training improves power with exercises that resemble sport-specific movements, like Squat Jumps and Box Toe Touches.

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Q: What are the best exercises to build powerful and explosive hips and legs?

A: Powerful hips and legs dramatically increase speed, jumping and overall athletic strength. Common lower-body strength and explosive exercises like Power Cleans, Snatches and Squats force the body to rapidly produce strength against resistance. Also, plyometric training improves power with exercises that resemble sport-specific movements, like Squat Jumps and Box Toe Touches.

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