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

This Little-Known Deadlift Variation Will Light Your Glutes and Hamstrings on Fire

I'm always tweaking and modifying assistance exercises. By varying a movement, you change the training stimulus, prevent boredom, and keep training...

How Strong Is 'Strong Enough' For Single-Leg Exercises?

Single-leg work has become much more popular in recent years. Rightly so. It's invaluable to athletes because it improves unilateral strength, stab...

Why I'll Be Squatting Every Day of October (And Why You Should, Too)

"There's a reason the Squat has been dubbed 'The King of All Exercises." That is a direct quote from Aaron Ausmus, the head strength and conditioni...

10 Sled Exercises to Challenge Your Whole Body

Eyes wide with a sense of impending doom, the stuttering statements often go something like this: "Wha-wha-what are we going to do with that?" Or s...

Become a Better Mover With This 10-Minute Foot and Ankle Prep Series

The foot-and-ankle complex is perhaps the most overlooked region in sports. Not only are these two areas that tend to get frequently injured, but t...