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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4 Things That Every Young Pitcher Should Address

When looking at the most effective way to train young pitchers, we need to project out three or four years (or more) and consider the "long-term athle...

By: Nunzio Signore

10 Great Ways to Increase Your Pitching Velocity in the Weight Room

In the world of pitching, velocity has become how most pitchers are initially judged. Unfortunately, there is no single thing I could tell you to do t...

By: Nunzio Signore

Jump Higher With These 10 Tips You've Never Tried Before

For some athletes, vertical jump height is a major pain point. Those with the right DNA can increase their vertical by simply jumping more. But for mo...

By: Jake Tuura

5 Awesome Exercises You Can Perform With a Reverse Hyper Machine

The reverse hyper machine is one of the best pieces of exercise equipment a gym can have. The most popular exercise performed on this machine? Reve...

By: Brandon Holder

Crank Up Your Rear-Foot Elevated Split Squat With This Challenging Variation

The Rear-Foot Elevated Split Squat is a gem of an exercise that should be performed on a regular basis to help increase single-leg pushing power, a ke...

By: Kelvin King Jr.

Four Old-School Exercises That Still Get Great Results

Stuck in a rut with your offseason or in-season conditioning program? The following workout comprising of four old-school exercises can provide a refr...

By: Jim Carpentier

The Best Training Tool to Strengthen Your Posterior Chain and Prevent Knee Injuries

Most gyms don't have a Glute Ham Developer, or GHD. If your gym does, it's likely misused, underused or not used at all. That's a shame, because th...

By: Kevin Warren

Improve Your Crossover Step to Become a More Explosive Basketball Player

If you're a basketball player and you're not working on your crossover step, you're missing out. A crossover step simply refers to "crossing" one l...

By: Basi Prokofyev

3 Reasons Why Kettlebells Should Be A Part Of Every Training Program

Kettlebells are great strength training, rehab and performance tools that have rapidly grown in popularity over the past few years. While once seen...

By: Ryan Summers

Research Reveals Unilateral Exercises Significantly Strengthen Both Halves of the Body

Unilateral exercises are becoming increasingly popular in sports performance training and for good reason. Unilateral exercises, meaning exercises ...

By: Jake Tuura

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