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.

Latest in Lower Body

3 Reasons Why Athletes Should Try Zercher Squats

There are endless ways to squat. Seriously, here are 101 variations for free if you want them. No one should ever have to perform a traditional barbell...

By: Justin Ochoa

3 Squat Variations for Tall Athletes

We've all heard it before, "The squat is the king of the lower body exercises." This may be true because it gives you the most bang for your buck when...

By: Mitch Gill

Try This Crawling Workout to Build Core Strength and Endurance

Hit the Turf: Fall Sports Strength, Size, Speed and Endurance-Building Combo Crawls By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Seeking a change of pace from doing...

By: Jim Carpentier

Squat Smart: How Bar Position Changes The Squat Exercise

The Squat is king of the weight room. It's a time-tested way to enhance almost every aspect of athletic performance. If you're capable of squatting...

By: Brandon Hall

Get Your Legs Strong and Powerful With the Cincinnati Bengals' Squat Routine

The Squat is one of the core lifts for the Cincinnati Bengals. And rightfully so. It's an essential compound movement that's essential for building lo...

By: Andy Haley

Latest Videos in Lower Body

NFL Running Back Latavius Murray's Exhausting Tractor Tire Workout

Pro Bowl running back Latavius Murray uses the Vertimax and a 300-pound tractor tire to run through a variety of intense drills.

J.J. Watt Improves His Lower-Body Strength With These 2 Exercises

Learn how to perform the lower-body exercises that strength coach Brad Arnett has J.J. Watt perform in the off-season.

The Houston Texans Training Circuit For Building Explosiveness

Craig Fitzgerald, strength coach for the Houston Texans, takes the team's rookies through a circuit that builds lower-body power.

Increasing Glute Strength With The Houston Texans Circuit

Braxton Miller, Will Fuller and other Houston Texans rookies perform a series of exercises that builds explosive glute strength.

The Accessory Lifts That Power the Houston Texans

The Houston Texans rookies perform Dumbbell Shoulder Raises and Calf Raises at the end of an off-season workout.