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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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...

By: Kelvin King Jr.

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...

By: Victor Spaulding Jr.

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...

By: Alex Nurse

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...

By: Jacob Pontius

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...

By: Rakim Anim

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...

By: Kevin Warren

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...

By: Jim Carpentier

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 ...

By: Jacob Pontius

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...

By: John Cissik

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 ...

By: Kelvin King Jr.

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