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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Why The Cable Pull-Through is The Missing Link in Your Training Program

One thing you'll hear me talk about to anyone I train is "bulletproofing your backside." This translates well to both athletes and the general populat...

Train These Little-Known Hip Muscles for a Big Boost in Performance

It's no secret we all have weaknesses that tend to cause problems in the weight room, on the field of play and in our daily lives. If you're a an athl...

Why Bulgarian Split Squats Are the Best Lower-Body Exercise for Athletes

Squatting is a necessity for athletes. It's a key movement pattern that must be trained to maximize strength, speed and power. But there's more tha...

This Drill From Giancarlo Stanton Might Be The Most Brutal Lower-Body Exercise We've Ever Seen

Giancarlo Stanton is a terrifying athlete. The 6-foot-6, 249-pound New York Yankees outfielder launched 59 home runs and totaled 132 RBIs in 2017 e...

The 3 Best Exercises For Soccer Goalies

During an average match, a goalkeeper can get tested in a variety of ways. Sometimes they're asked to elevate and grab a cross out of the air. Other t...

Change Your Mechanics for the Better With the Front Squat Single-Leg RDL

Having the right exercises in your program will increase your overall performance. That's a fact. When performing any explosive movement, power and sp...

No Gym? No Problem: The Simplest Travel Workout Ever

Traveling can be tough. Whether you're traveling for work or for fun, working out on the road can feel like an uphill battle. But the good news is tha...

4 Exercises for Better Throwing and Striking

Athletes are always looking for ways to use the weight room to improve their athleticism. With regards to throwing and striking, elevating our movemen...

How Bar Position Can Make or Break Your Front Squat

The Back Squat will likely always be the most popular Squat variation, but my favorite rests the barbell directly on your collarbone and can put you t...

Is Single-Leg Strength Training Right for You?

The unilateral versus bilateral training debate is just about as controversial as what came first, the chicken or the egg? If you were to ask personal...

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