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Practicing jumping outside of yoga will make the small jumps in your yoga practice lighter and easier.
These lower body workouts don't need any equipment except - you guessed it - your legs.
From increased stability to altering muscular force, these bodyweight movements should be part of every athlete's training.
Flexibility and leg strength are the keys to keeping your joints safe during landings of any sort.
You'll be a big fish in a little pond when you can crank out reps of the shrimp squat.
Ben shares four exercises to help you get in peak condition for snowboarding.
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.
In this video, Ben demonstrates four single leg exercises variations, making use of kettlebells, a weight plate, a barbell, and a bench.
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.
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.
So you've "gotta get that upper-body pump in." Wonderful. Go for it, but what about your lower body development?
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.
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.
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?