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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Glute Bridge Variations to Help Posture and Glute Activation

When it comes to studying, training, or anything involving the Glutes, Bret Contreras is the most knowledgeable resource around, he truly is The Glute...

How to Turn Hopscotch Into a Tough and Fun Outdoor Workout

Utilizing the Popular Playground Game Hopscotch for Elite Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Hopscotch is a generations-old game in which...

This Simple Exercise is the Key to Increasing Your Vertical Jump

Triple Extension: How to Jump and Clean Without Back Pain When it comes to prepping athletes for the rigours of lower body plyometric training, the...

Build Single-Leg Strength With This Trap Bar Deadlift Variation

Getting faster and explosive comes down to one thing, making sure you can effectively explode off one leg, which is an essential part of every sport....

How to Build a Customized Full-Body Workout Plan in Minutes

Full-body workouts are popular for training the upper body, lower body and core in a single session. This allows athletes and others to train more mus...

Get Strong At Home With This 18-Minute Bodyweight Workout

18 minutes is all you need to get a full body, intense and sweat filled workout in! This at home workout is the one that I use for when I travel when I...

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...

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