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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Get a Crushing Full-Body Workout With Just a Cable Machine

Training in a small apartment gym or hotel gym while traveling is never ideal. These gyms often lack the equipment and space necessary to complete you...

2 Full-Body Circuit Workouts for Time-Crunched Training

For many athletes, planning quality workouts amidst academic and sports commitments is challenging. Thus, circuit training is an ideal option for sche...

The Hook Grip Deadlift: Why Every Lifter Should Know This Powerful Technique

Have you ever noticed that most people can Deadlift more weight with straps than without straps? Have you ever taken your final heavy Deadlift at the ...

Cut the Catch: How Not Catching the Bar on Olympic Lifts Unlocks Greater Strength and Power

Athletes, regardless of sport, need power. Power is the ability to express strength quickly. It shows up in jumping, throwing, kicking, hitting, sprin...

Build Incredible Functional Strength With The Single-Leg Zercher RDL

Functional lower-body strength is a key part of completing daily activities. The ability to perform movements off a single leg without struggle or ...

Build the Perfect Deadlift: 7 Expert Coaches Share Their Favorite Cue

If I could only do one single exercise for the rest of my life, it would undoubtedly be some sort of Deadlift variation. The Deadlift is an applicatio...

Try Bottoms-Up Zercher Squats for Explosive Power

When it comes to the "Zercher Squat" it's probably one of the most misunderstood and underutilized exercises because its brutally hard, it hurts,...

5 Special Considerations for Female Athlete Workouts

Contrary to what some believe, female athletes do not need to train all that much different from male athletes. Just like males, females need to be...

3 Supersets That Guarantee Big Gains for Athletes

If you've ever stepped foot in a weightroom, odds are you're familiar with supersets. A superset is a training method that calls for performing a f...

Build Total-Body Strength With Just 2 Exercises

This workout is all about going vertical! We're getting after it with just two exercises; pull ups and clean and press. The pull-ups will be a 3-second...

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