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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8 Glute and Hamstring Exercises That are Perfect for Youth Athletes

The glutes and hamstrings are the powerhouses of athletic performance. Developing these muscles will not only make you more explosive, but they also...

Why Squatting With Your Knees Past Your Toes is Safe

For ages we were told never to squat with our knees going forward past our toes. It was largely considered a major mistake that put your knees in a da...

This Suspension Trainer Workout Builds Strength, Power and Core Stability

Suspension equipment is an incredibly convenient and effective tool for delivering a great workout. Suspension exercises are very scalable, so they can...

How to Do Back Squats the Right Way

The Back Squat is a lower-body exercise that strengthens the glutes, hamstrings and quads. It's often referred to as "the king of all exercises" due t...

8 Single-Leg Exercises for Sports Performance and Health

Single-leg strength is a critical and overlooked aspect of sports performance training. Too many athletes would rather load up a barbell Squat or Dead...

2 Piriformis Exercises to Alleviate Glute and Leg Pain

Piriformis Exercises to Alleviate Pain Todd Sabol, MS, AT Have you ever felt a nagging pain near the top or middle of your glute that either feels...

How to Add Leg Strength Without Squats

Squats are great, let's just get that out of the way. The squat pattern is a wonderful way to build lower body strength and is often viewed as the...

Why Strength Is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

Why Strength is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

Get in Shape With This Full-Body Outdoor Workout

The warm weather is now here and this is the perfect time to switch it up and add in a great bodyweight workout to your weekly routine. Let's face it,...

Build Lower-Body Strength With the Landmine Hack Squat

The Hack Squat is one of those rich exercises that if you do only once in conjunction with other lowerbody variations you will be set for about a week....

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