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.

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Get Stronger Outdoors With These 4 Unique Exercises

Let's say you're staying in a hotel, out of town, in a park, another part of the country where you do not have access to all the bells and whistles....

10 Exercises to Train Around Knee Pain

Knee pain is one of those things that can make you dread your lower-body workouts. You don't realize how much you need healthy knees until you experie...

10 Bulgarian Split Squat Workout Routines You Can Do from Home

I was anticipating this routine to fill the Friday of class before spring break. But then school was closed—for the rest of the semester. All my tea...

3 Lower-Body Exercise Alternatives for Back Squats

"Put the bar on your back!" "Lower! Butt all the way to the floor!" Those were the early days of my weight training journey. Like many skinny ki...

Tips on How to Train in a Leg Cast or Boot

Normally when I meet a new client, their goals are to maximize performance and ultimately reduce the risk of injury through training. I recently met a...