Lower Body Exercises
The Best Butt Exercises for the Gluteus Maximus and Gluteus Medius
Research picks the best butt exercises for rehab and injury prevention.
Jump Lunge Exercise
This high-intensity plyometric exercise builds strength, balance and endurance.
Weighted Step Up Exercise
The weighted step up targets the posterior chain and builds leg strength and power.
The Wall Sit Quad Exercise
The wall sit exercise is a quad burner. This exercise is generally used for building isometric strength and endurance in the quadriceps as part of a ski conditioning training program.
Research Picks the Best Butt (Glute) Exercises
The American Council on Exercise and exercise scientists at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, recently studied the most effective way to work the gluteus (butt) muscles. Here are the results.
Weighted Sled Sprint Training
Weighted sled sprint training is a great way to help improve sprint acceleration for court and field sports.
Plyometrics - The controversy continues
While many well respected fitness experts argue the benefits and effectiveness of plyometric exercise, there are others who strongly deny these benefits and argue that plyometric exercises are extremely unsafe and the risk of injury far outweighs any potential benefits
The Squat Lift Technique
A detailed description of the full squat lift by Danny M. O’Dell, M.A. CSCS*D
Glute Activation Exercises
If you sit much of the day you may have weak glutes, tight hamstrings and tight hip flexors. Use this glute activation program to get your backside firing properly during before and during exercise.
The bridge exercise helps strengthen the glutes, hamstrings and core.
Reverse Plank Exercise
The Reverse Plank exercise helps strengthen the glutes, hamstrings and core.
Single Leg Bridge Exercise
The single leg bridge exercise helps strengthen the glutes, hamstrings and core.
Side Plank Hip Strengthening Exercise
Weak hips may lead to many common lower-leg injuries, especially in runners. This simple exercise can strengthen the hips and reduce knee pain and injury in runners.
Lateral Plyometric Jumps Build Dynamic Power and Balance
Lateral plyometric jumps can help build power, strength and balance for sports with side-to-side movements.
How to Safely Land a Jump
Learn to safely land a jump, and rebound powerfully.