Trainers & Coaches
Are Shock Absorbing Shoes a Waste of Money?
Shock absorbers built into the sole of your shoes may not be doing you any good.
7 Short and Sweet Resistance Training Routines to Develop Your Legs
Don't be one of those globo gym rats looking like Johnny Bravo. It's time to do your leg work and strengthen your lower body for your sports. Here are 7 short, simple, but challenging routines.
5 Movements to Unlock Your Leg Power
You can't get the most out of your legs if your movement patterns are wrong.
Strength Training for Yogis: Jump to Build Easy Power
Practicing jumping outside of yoga will make the small jumps in your yoga practice lighter and easier.
7 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Stronger Legs
These lower body workouts don't need any equipment except - you guessed it - your legs.
Create Muscular Balance With Unilateral Training
From increased stability to altering muscular force, these bodyweight movements should be part of every athlete's training.
Lessons in Parkour: How to Safely Land on Your Feet
Flexibility and leg strength are the keys to keeping your joints safe during landings of any sort.
A One-Legged Squat to Improve Strength and Balance (Video)
You'll be a big fish in a little pond when you can crank out reps of the shrimp squat.
4 Leg and Core Strengthening Exercises for Snowboarders (Video)
Ben shares four exercises to help you get in peak condition for snowboarding.
The Role of Leg Strength in Plyometrics
A new study suggests leg strength carries over into plyometrics, particularly while doing drop jumps. Female rugby players could also sustain their jumps for a longer period of time.
Video: Ben Musholt: 4 Single Leg Exercise Variations
In this video, Ben demonstrates four single leg exercises variations, making use of kettlebells, a weight plate, a barbell, and a bench.
How to Shoot a Cannon Out of a Canoe
Place a cannon in a canoe. Shoot it, and only minimal distance will be achieved. Improve the strength of your lower body to optimize your launching ability.
Video: Strength and Stretch Leg Sequence
This is a sequence of four poses intended to strengthen your hamstrings and stretch your hip flexors. This is an especially useful sequence for runners.
Don't Be That Guy With Chicken Legs
So you've "gotta get that upper-body pump in." Wonderful. Go for it, but what about your lower body development?
Two-Jointed Muscles of the Lower Body: What They Are and How to Train
A muscle that is a flexor at one joint may also be a flexor or extensor at another. These are known as two-jointed muscles, and here are the most effective ways to train the ones in your lower body.
Weight Training Increases Leg Power in Elite Rowers
If you're a rower and you want to get stronger, without getting bigger, how do you that? Is the practice of resisted on-water rowing the best, or should you be hitting the weight room?
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