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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The Complete Athlete 1-Year Workout Plan: Speed and Agility Training

Speed and agility is important for success in sports. What follows is a sprogram that will develop a well-rounded athletie. This program is meant to...

15-Minute Total Body AMRAP Workout

It usually takes more than 15 minutes to have a workout that will actually help you reach goals or improve as an athlete. However people are busy and...

Get Faster With This Advanced Stair Sprinting Workout

Santa Monica Stairs: Sprinting Stairs Every major city, and/or college town has stairs available to the public. When I went to Chico State, they had...

Do This Kettlebell Wrestling Workout for Elite Conditioning

Wrestlers wear it as a badge of honor when they hear how tough you have to be to get through a typical training session. The general qualities needed to...

Front Squat 101: How to Master The Move in 5 Minutes

The Front Squat is a lower-body exercise that will strengthen your legs and hips, particularly your quads (thigh muscles) and glutes (butt muscles). ...

Why the Goblet Squat Is the Best Type of Squat for Young Athletes

The Goblet Squat is a lower-body exercise in which you hold a dumbbell or kettlebell with both hands in front of your chest. It's the ideal Squat vari...

5 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Running is an excellent way to stay in shape, whether its for general fitness or a specific sport. Not only does it provide stellar physical benefits...

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...

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