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Building thick, strong legs does not come easy. So how do guys like Branch Warren and Mustafa Mohammad build such huge, freaky legs? Find out what other forum members think...
Do your legs need some extra focus? Ashley Hoffmann trains hers 3 days per week for insane results!
Hey ladies! Want to build strong, well- defined, athletic legs? Here are 5 of the best BodySpace leg workouts for women!
Hey ladies! Want to know the most effective ways to train your legs and glutes? Here's everything you need to build shapely legs and a firm booty so you can rock the heck out of those jeans.
Aussie pro Calum von Moger helps turn your chicken legs into meaty thighs with these 15 insider's tips.
Just days before the 2014 Mr. Olympia contest, Branch Warren knocks out a leg workout no sane man would ever try.
You\'ve tried to leg press, but the movement is near impossible. What now? Use these 5 leg exercises to minimize knee problems and maximize gains. Learn more.
To get the best results from your leg training, you need to work them just like you work your upper body: from various angles and positions.
Leg day is about more than squats, deadlifts, extensions, and curls. These five lesser-used leg exercises will kickstart your lower-body growth!
In the article below we will discuss the legs, its function, and some exercises for it. This beginner\'s guide also includes 5 workout programs to help you build massive legs. Try it now!
No squat rack? No worries! You don't need fancy weights or Olympic bars to build a pair of high-performance wheels. Here's the ultimate bodyweight leg workout.
Imagine enduring the grueling pain of a high-volume, heavy-leg workout?then repeating it three times every week. That's how Arnold brought up his legs, which were once considered his biggest weakness. Part 3 of a 4-part series.
There's nothing quite like the feeling you get after a super tough leg workout. If you haven't felt it in a while, then you need to try Ashley Hoffmann's leg smash. It's brutal, but it's exactly what you need for strong, statuesque legs!
Wheels feeling deflated? These 5 killer BodySpace workouts are guaranteed to add some size and strength to your lower body!
When it comes to squats, deeper is always better. Add rear-leg elevated split squats into your regimen and see how low you can go!
Who says you can't build athletic legs with bodyweight training alone? Blast off into new strength, size, and power by adding a plyometric twist to your lunges and squats!
Here are eight unique, effective quad exercises that are sure to add serious size and shape to your legs. Try them today!
Rich Gaspari took the challenge and transformed at age 48. Here's the leg workout that helped him rediscover his legendary size and conditioning!
Leg day is the best day! Try Noah Siegel's intense, quad-smashing, hamstring-hammering video workout that you'll feel for days afterward.
To compete in the WBFF, Eleonora Dobrinina has to sport strong legs that showcase incredible shape and definition. Try her superset workout to build your own stage-worthy lower body!
Are your wheels a little flat? Give them the pump they need with this pro-level leg workout! Good things come to those who train insane.
Legs lagging? Wheels out of air? Kick your lower body development into overdrive with Craig Capurso's heavy volume workout!
We all know how it goes in the squat rack: the weight gets heavier and your form gets worse. Here's how to fix that crappy squat that does nothing but hurt your lower back!
Joe ''Swat'' Palumbo is a full-time police officer and an IFBB pro bodybuilder. His wheels need to be big for the stage and functional for the beat. Here's his workout!
If you're not one to set, spike, or dig on the court, but aim for an athletic lower body, integrate these volleyball-based exercises into your routine!
Leg day is so nice, you better do it twice! I go heavy on legs early in the week and then finish them off with this powerful plyometric workout.
Leg day is a sacred ritual for every serious bodybuilder. Try these expert tips from IFBB Pro Evan 'Ox' Centopani and take your lower body to a higher level.
Stop spinning your wheels and start building them! These four leg workouts will test the limits of your lower-body strength and endurance. Try not to die.
Even if your goal is to look like a men's physique competitor, it doesn't give you the excuse to quit training your legs! You need these lifts to build a strong, aesthetic foundation.
Every athlete has that one workout that changes his attitude. For Fred Smalls, this leg workout challenged his limits. When he completed it, he knew he was capable of anything.
Want bigger, better-looking legs? Here's the workout that will show you the way. Squat, press, and lunge your way to dense, defined legs!
This intense DTP legs and shoulders workout emptied Grenade athlete Richard Elston's stomach. See if you can hold your own ... and your lunch.
Hammer your legs and chisel your abs with this Foundation Phase superset workout. You want to get swole? You've gotta work for it.
IFBB Pro Jennifer Dawn doesn't mess around when it comes to training legs and glutes. Follow her workout and you’ll turn heads—as you sprint by them!
This is the most difficult workout I do. Think you have what it takes to keep up? Swallow your fear, swallow your bile, swallow your pride, and start lifting.
You'll only go as far as your legs take you. Go further with this strategic plan to build power, size, and endurance!
The squat may be the king of leg exercises, but even kings need courts. Learn how and why to incorporate single-leg exercises into your leg workouts!
We scoured the Internet to find some of the greatest squat videos in history. The arguments will rage, but our choices are final. Strength is a virtue.
Don’t hide your legs this winter, display them! Build your legs and burn some fat with Jen’s intense lower-body workout.
Let your quads loose! Build a bigger, stronger lower body with this collection of leg day training content.
Leg development separates the pretenders from the real deals. So we searched BodySpace for the craziest leg pics we could find!
Kai Greene rolls on monster-truck wheels. He's built them with his signature, unbreakable mind-muscle connection. This Q&A reveals old-dog training with new-school red boots.
Brandon Curry is anything but weak, but like all bodybuilders he found a "weak" spot: his quads. That was then. Thanks to this workout, Brandon's wheels are now stronger than ever.
We love squats. Really, we do. But maybe you don't? In that case, here's your leg workout.
Want legs of steel, like Superman? Part bodybuilding, part powerlifting, Mike O'Hearn's "power bodybuilding" concept builds muscle and strength at the same time.
Understand how calves work, and you’ll soon be ruining the elastic in your socks.
Leg day is usually the most dreaded, but this in-and-out trio of leg-wrenching tri-sets will give you a workout to remember!
2008's Mr. Olympia and 3-time Arnold Classic winner is ready to cut out the competition. Dexter 'The Blade' Jackson is again one of the sharpest contenders at this year’s Arnold Classic.
'The World’s Strongest Bodybuilder' you say? Well, he does hold a USPF deadlift record, and he is planning on lifting himself to a first place finish at the Arnold Classic. Strong-arm tactics are the name of the game, and that's Johnnie Jackson's forte.
We're going to wrap up week 7 with a legs and abs workout. Let's get to it!
Today is the final day of week 5 of your Lean Body Challenge. I hope you're doing well today and feel good about all that you've accomplished.
Kris Gethin is your personal daily trainer. Follow him as he takes you and himself through a 12-week transformation. Kris gives you his two cents on off season cardio, and then hits the gym for today's leg workout.
The question that we need to ask here is who doesn't preclude their weekly session of progressive Zercher squats with human-assisted floor presses?
Bodybuilding.com's in-house training expert Matt Biss' gift for you for this Christmas is an intense leg workout. This is one Christmas present you won't want to exchange. Check it out!
After a brief tip about carrying post workout carbs in your man purse, it's into the gym for some side lat raises, followed by some intense one-leg standup variations.
In this tell all exposé, get Ava's professional caliber tips on training for competition, including special emphasis on back and legs. No magic tricks here, it's straight bodybuilding with compound movements, standard rep ranges, and strict form. Layne continues to calibrate her program in light of the individual subtleties of contest prep.
I love to train legs, and nothing short of hardcore will suffice. My training philosophy has changed though from how much weight can I put up to how can I achieve the same level of stress on the muscle, without having to resort to lifting heavy weight?
The master of high intensity training, Dorian Yates, has 7 exercises to give you a leg-up in the gym. Hamstrings, quads, calves - Dorian Yates leg workout will help you pack on slabs of leg muscle that you've never known before!
There's just nothing funny about this episode at all. Kane starts with hack squats, then moves to lunge and squat supersets, and records everything meticulously.
With our busy everyday lives it isn't always easy to find time to work out. Luckily there is a 20 minute solution to getting in a good legs workout!
Bodybuilding.com and Muscletech are on the Road To The Olympia, with Jay Cutler. Today Jay is at Gold's Gym in Las Vegas for a sick leg workout. So strap on your belts and get your knee wraps ready as Jay shows you how to do it for legs!
Roger Lockridge takes Kris Gethin's Dramatic Transformation Principle to the gym for a great legs workout. Read on to see how he did!
Sports that require you to be both strong and quick will require you to adjust your training for the greatest success. Here are the five best exercises to perform to boost your leg power. Try them now.
Hear from a few of Kai's die-hard fans and journey into his history including his rough upbringing and the source of his ideology. Kai seems to accept that his way of living may fascinate some fans while alienating others. With the Vegas sojourn of the previous year a distant memory, Kai thrives in pre-contest mode, effortlessly stacking up plates in a pulverizing leg training photoshoot but finally succumbing to exhaustion. Fortunately Oscar's always standing by ready to reinforce his willpower.
Discussing his Blue Gene dosing, this may be the most anyone has ever hear Kane speak. Unfortunately it's only to hear him warn of impending gonadal destruction. Hecklers at the gym just never seem to understand his eccentric ways, but plod along he does with barbell roll-ups and squats to a step.
Episode #4 of the Quantum Body Method. Everyone's favorite day starts with the familiar pyramid set of leg extensions. After another set of leg press using the same scheme, a new technique is introduced: the suicide or rest pause set, and it's time to go big. You can bet you're going to see the "Foster" face after that one. Robert stresses good setup and form on a superset of hack squats and dumbbell squats. Hams are hammered with a cavalcade of seated leg curls with partial reps, step back lunges, lying leg curls, and stiff legged deadlifts. Leg adductors with partial reps are utilized to get that three dimensional development.
Ever the reluctant sage, Kai agrees to instruct at Shawn Ray's Muscle Camp 2009 along with other Pros offering expert hands-on technique, while at the same time keeping details of his diet under covers labeling it as a distraction to quell curious bystanders. Eager young NPC competitor Jason Myers jumps on the chance to work side-by-side with Kai through a specialized leg posing workout designed to strengthen the pathways connecting important muscle groups to the brain. It quickly becomes apparent to the audience and as Jason remarks later - he may have bitten off more than he could chew.
Ronnie colorfully recollects a grueling show tour in Europe during his prime in which Kevin Levrone revealed his secretive water shedding technique. A close up camera shot candidly captures a sledgehammer leg session. When you do what you love for a living, finding parity in life becomes simple.
The champ remarks on the excitement of his career by likening it to a roller coaster ride, then follows it up with a trip into the gym with some tightly wrapped knees for some heavy front and hack squats. The interview takes Ronnie back to the start of the ride at his first Olympia win upsetting the favored Flex Wheeler in '98. No good hardcore leg workout is without parking lot lunges in the boiling sun.
In this one on one interview, discover a surprisingly candid and even spiritual side to this champ that you might not have expected, as Ronnie discusses finding his life's calling and then later his good fortunes in bodybuilding and law enforcement. Naturally, it's in to his gym for a monstrous leg pump.
Find out why this rising IFBB mega-star chose the Tampa Pro for his pro debut under the watchful eye of Pro Creator Hany Rambod. Prepare yourself for more wildly unconventional training doctrines as Brandon grinds through a brutal cavalcade of squats, hacks, leg press, and more.
Far away from the Strip, the filmmaker explores why it was necessary for a professional bodybuilder to come to the place where he will compete 8 weeks before the event. On a late night grocery run, Oscar reflects on the price one pays for greatness, and his own dreams of the Olympia stage. At the gym, Kai's brutal leg session pushes him to the edge of human physiology, and the pivotal link between commander and solider illuminates.
Shawnee catches Cy on the treadmill warming up for the day's weight training, and finds out his ice tea consumption's been cut in half. Today it's chest and legs and Shawnee keeps things realistic with medium sets and reps, with focus on injury prevention and proper form. It wouldn't be Empower Me without a boxing episode, and Cy gloves up for some intense sparring and brings along son Nate. Rubin provides expert tips on boxing form.
After downing a few bacon shakes, it's off to the gym as Kane and Ascent do some unconventional leg training, including a DC style calf workout.
Arnold fans, here's your most requested episode! See how the boys carved out those pillars of stone in the old days. Yep, you guessed it - back to the basics with squats, donkey calf raises, and the extinct vertical leg press. But as Ric warns, if you want results don't let ego determine your poundage.
If this program is good enough for Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler, then it's definitely good enough for me. Use this FST-7 workout to build big legs.
Kane never seems to get enough of his signature walking lunges, this time utilizing both forward and reverse movements with barbells and dumbbells, and some deep front squats to top things off. Let's see you do 110's on those lunges.
A compilation of signature Kane techniques for training legs.
To make your legs grow, you need a solid training routine to maximize its development; you can't just squat for hours on end. Here's a great guide for teens with workouts and explanations to build huge legs! Learn more.
On the third and final day, the trio is back to blast legs showing you proper squat form to avoid injuries, straight legged deadlifts to nail those hammies, and plenty of others. You shouldn't be able to walk after this.
Diana visits her good friends at Bodybuilding.com headquarters and gets in a quick leg workout at the local Gold's Gym.
NPC bodybuilder Shane Giese shows you how to lift properly & safely in the gym. Only 5 days out from the show, Shane still sticking to good training habits like warming up his legs on the bike before jumping into walking lunges, squats, leg curls, and calf raises.
Kane's back with more crazy lunge techniques! This time he performs overhead walking lunges up an incline, then back down in reverse. Next some barefoot barbell lunges in the gym, and to top it all off some electro-stimulation on his quads. Where does he get these ideas?!
Kane starts doing walking lunges with two plates on his back until he can't do any more, all while being timed. See how far he gets!
Try out the new adaptive Peak Pyramid Training program from Scivation's Marc Lobliner and Derek Charlebois - 5 sets of decreasing reps on 4 exercises per body part to accompany their Cut Diet. Part 5: Legs, Quads, and Hamstrings!
IFBB Pro Bodybuilder and Team BSN athlete Brandon Curry explains effective leg training tips from someone who knows!
Huge, thickly developed, sweeping quads can dominate a bodybuilding show, differentiating you from the rest of the pack. Build the quads you've always wanted with the following quad exercises and workout!
While many people have the top goal of achieving a set of six pack abs, your primary goal might be toning the legs and glutes. Here are five intense lower body exercises that will do just that! Give them a try.
Layne Norton - what natural bodybuilding is all about! Team Norton #3: In this third episode, the members of Team Norton take you behind the scenes at what it takes to prepare for the OCB Midwest States!
Bodybuilding.com was witness to the collaboration of mentor Dorian Yates and protege Marika Johansson on the road leading up to the Europa Super Show in Texas. Learn about the killer leg routine Dorian designed here!
In her eighth episode, watch as FAME Fitness Model Pro Diana Chaloux takes you to the gym for a heavy leg workout. Watch and tap your feet to the great soundtrack, too!
In his first video episode, Kane Sumabat from Controlled Labs performs a unique lower body supersets workout. Check out his combination of leg killing overhead lunges, overhead squats, and Romanian deadlifts!
In this eighth episode, watch and learn as Scivation's Marc Lobiner and Derek Charlesbois explain Tri-Phase Load Training (Phase #2), continuing with another grueling legs and arms load workout on Day Four!
Learn how to squat without causing knee and back pain. I have trained thousands of athletes how to squat properly and some of those basic techniques are going to be outlined in this article. Build a great set of wheels the right way!
In this sixth episode, watch and learn as Scivation's Marc Lobiner and Derek Charlesbois explain Tri-Phase Load Training (Phase #2), continuing with a Legs and Arms load workout on Day Two!
In her third episode, watch Jamie Eason work out her glutes and hamstrings, in the follow-up to her previous episode! Jamie teams up again with IFBB Pro Female Bodybuilder Marika Johansson to demonstrate proper technique on lunges!
To build the freakiest legs in the sport, Branch follows three rules - picture-perfect form, gut-wrenching intensity and heavy weight! If you think you're up to the challenge try his program out. A word of advice: it's for advanced trainers only!
Learn how gym goddess Fern (yes, like the plant) went from a 'skinny fat' mom of 4 to fitness freak & figure competitor. Episode #4: Hardcore lower body workout - see how Fern rocks her quads, hamstrings & cable kickbacks!
Marcus Haley uses a combination of predatory skills and emotion to blast his legs into oblivion! See how the beast trains when he hits the gym to train legs. Read on and get motivated.
In her fourth episode, watch WNSO Figure Pro Ava Cowan train her legs while explaining her hard-earned business tips and tricks for promoting yourself to become a world-class fitness model!
In her second episode, watch the lovely Miss Jamie Eason work out her glutes and legs, and find out what she's been up to recently! Jamie also teams up with IFBB Pro Marika Johansson to demonstrate proper squatting technique!
You strive to create a symmetrical, proportional physique. This book will lay out step-by-step training routines specifically created to bring up lagging muscles' development. This chapter will help you build better legs!
I am often asked how I developed my legs the way I have, and what advice can I provide for those who wish to improve their legs. Get some great tips and try the following workout from someone who has built an amazing set of legs!
In this third episode, watch and learn as Scivation's Marc Lobiner and Derek Charlesbois explain Tri-Phase Training, doing a Leg Day volume workout on Day Three!
Most people's leg workout consists of a few leg extensions and some leg presses. Here are five basic exercises that will surely get your legs growing and add more detail.
Welcome, as we introduce the fourth in a series of training videos with The House from Animalpak.com. This video will emphasize Lunges. Check it out right here on Bodybuilding.com!
NPC teen bodybuilder, Shane Giese and his training partner, Trevor Walborn, show you how to properly lift as they prepare for the NPC Teen Nationals! Watch this video series to find out which muscles most teen neglect to train!
Welcome, as we introduce the third in a series of training videos with The House from Animalpak.com. This video will emphasize Leg Extensions. Check it out right here on Bodybuilding.com!
Watch as IFPA & NGA Pro Bodybuilder Layne Norton and his training partner Nick Katriphis show you what natural bodybuilding is all about! Episode #3: Differences in training styles (Layne vs. Nick), cardio, Dogg Crapp, and leg training tips.
Welcome, as we introduce the second in a series of training videos with The House from Animalpak.com. This video will emphasize Leg Curls. Check it out right here on Bodybuilding.com!
Watch as IFBB Pro Trainer Charles Glass and IFBB World Masters Champion Bob Cicherillo train Adam Kirby for the upcoming 2007 Mr. Venice Beach competition. This week: Heavy Leg Day Training!
Welcome, as we introduce the first in a series of training videos with The House from Animalpak.com. This video will emphasize Squats. Check it out right here on Bodybuilding.com!
Welcome, as we introduce the series of leg training videos with The House from Animalpak.com. This series will emphasize proper form and safe lifting technique. Check it out right here on Bodybuilding.com!
Be a beast and use this specialized leg hypertrophy workout. Build huge legs and learn a little anatomy while you are at it. Get ripped now! Workout includes squats, deadlift, leg curl and more.
Welcome! Here we will introduce the UN series of training videos with Alex Fedorov. Watch as this European IFBB pro trains his legs. Learn correct form from a pro! Check them out right here on Bodybuilding.com! NEW: INSTRUCTIONAL LEG VIDEO #7.
Welcome to Muscleology<SUP><FONT SIZE=-1>TM</FONT></SUP> and the latest legs & abs workout with Shelly Alcantaro. Join her as she goes through her routine - Get details about position, form, muscle anatomy and more right here.
Welcome, as we introduce the fifth in a series of training videos with Alex Fedorov. This video will emphasize Standing Leg Curls. Check it out right here on Bodybuilding.com!
Exclusive footage from the 2006 Tournament of Champions. Plus, TOC winner Gina Aliotti shows us her specialized leg workout.
Welcome, as we introduce the fourth in a series of training videos with Alex Fedorov. This video will emphasize the Lying Leg Curls. Check it out right here on Bodybuilding.com!
Milos is back to bring you one of the best Hardcore leg workouts around. Don't try this one at home unless you're ready for pain!
Stop being the pansy that can't hold up their own with leg strength and size. Get big and be real right here with intense leg squats - try the workout I have included and see what you think!
Welcome, as we introduce the second in a series of training videos with Alex Fedorov. This video will emphasize the leg press. Check it out right here on Bodybuilding.com!
Today on the Fit Show, Charles Glass trains legs with Jenny Lynn. Jenny goes through a very fast pace workout as she prepares for the 2006 Figure Olympia. See how she does it as Charles Glass takes her through the motions.
Idrise Ward-El goes through a leg work out just days before his Europa IFBB bodybuilding show that will be WEBCAST on Bodybuilding.com.
Welcome, as we introduce the first in a series of training videos with Alex Federov. The first series of videos will be leg training. Check it out right here on Bodybuilding.com!
Watch 26-year-old British natural bodybuilder John 'The Giant Killer' Berry train week-by-week for his first bodybuilding competition. Download this week's free legs (quads) workout video to your computer for future reference, too!
In order for legs to grow optimally, you need two things: proper form, and high reps. What we will discuss today is the high-rep part of the equation, providing a leg workout plan as well as recommendations for leg day supplementation.
Just about every champ you can name has devoted many hours to the squat rack. This article will list more variations of the squat in one place than you have ever seen. Check it out.
This week on The Fit Show, we start the new season off with the Worlds Strongest Man, Mariusz Pudzianowski, and finish up with some great in the gym and kitchen tips from MET-Rx athletes, Terry and Kim.
We now begin Volume 3 - where we will work the ever dreaded legs. The legs are a personal favorite of mine and I am going to share with you a real bodybuilder's workout. Check it out!
If you're looking to pack on mass, the article below is a sample to do exactly that. You will find sample basic exercises with some variations as well. Check out this great program for building you legs!
Malaysian born Wong is clearly gifted in the legs department... to add to that Wong does not use barbells in his workouts. Find out why and see some sample workout routines!
There are some good stories out there about how people go about a hard workout... especially leg day. Today's story is no exception. I laughed my head off when I read this one!
This week we have two bodybuilders (Garrett Downing and Derik Farnsworth) that will give you an inside look at how they train legs. Also, don't miss our In the Kitchen segment with NPC fitness competitor Cynthia Bridges.
Once again Bill Grant is showing his stuff. In this article we will have video of Bill as he completes his leg workout.
Thighs! Butt! You don't need to keep them hidden any more. All you need to do is follow our routine. Read below to sees various exercises and how to properly perform them.
If your goal is to train your legs to develop massive amounts of muscle, you will train differently than someone whose goal is to lean down their legs and keep them streamlined and tight.
I initially used stair climbing workouts to improve my aerobic conditioning but as time went on I learned to use it for anaerobic conditioning, lower body strength and power development and flexibility...
Women are constantly seeking advice on how to build the muscles, downsize the legs, shape the glutes, etc. The truth is, the legs are not that challenging to build
This is an extensive and thought-provoking article about the different leg training protocols that were popularized by the dominant Bulgarian weightlifting teams of the latter half of the Twentieth Century.
It begins. The apprehension grows as the hours dwindle. Leg day is coming and you fucking loathe it. You hate the unbearable pain. You hate the tons of defiant steel. You hate what you must become today. Gone is the family man, the best friend, the bearer of good will. For a few hours each and every week he must go away. The shadow must emerge from that dark corner of his soul.
Carved, huge, rippling legs are one of the most impressive sights to behold. They send a message of strength and demand respect. I am a rugby player and an ice hockey goalie, so it is extremely important for me to have strong legs. Learn how to get massive legs!
I love squats, I always have. There's nothing like the feeling of a heavy bar on your back as you go up and down, your quads feeling like they're about to rip right off! Not to mention the effect they have on natural hormone levels. Welcome to killer leg training!
Other than Jay Cutler and Shawn Ray, who both are at the upper echelon of leg development, clarion-clear cuts, separation, definition and shape, what is going on with the quad and ham development of so many pro bodybuilders these days? Learn how to train legs like Mr. Universe!
By adding this one exercise to your training program, you can become stronger, more flexible, more coordinated PLUS improve speed and jump higher - GUARANTEED!
Exercise guides included! During my training I have found that there are two types of people. There are those who love training legs and there are those who hate training them. Regardless of which you are, by this point, I'm sure you are aware of the benefits...
How often have you seen someone with a Herculean upper body mismatched with legs that would embarrass an ostrich? Nothing demands your attention more than a massive set of legs, but how many of us are willing to put in the effort to get them? Learn how to get great legs with this easy to follow routine!
The effects of exercise and disuse are well documented. The deterioration of the lower body is cyclical. Squatting may be more than a means to maintain a strong lower body, it may be a means to maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle.
Leg strength contributes to speed, power, balance, and agility, key components in almost all sports. Traditional resistance training programs typically overlook single-leg exercises due to their difficulty and awkwardness. Learn why and how to change your routine!
Bench press worshipers and curl fanatics will cringe when they hear the words leg workout, but nothing looks more ridiculous than a guy whose arms are bigger than his legs. The legs are the foundation of the body.
As hard as exercises such as squats and deadlifts are, one or the other is necessary to increase leg size tremendously in the minimum amount of time. Here are two leg specialization programs to get you started.
Normal people just do not understand where we bodybuilders come from when we explain to them how much we enjoy standing out from the average and training to look like Greek statues. Learn why bodybuilders go to the extreme!
Fully developing the legs is perhaps one of the most difficult and most seldom accomplished feats among bodybuilders. Learn why and how to get huge Mike Platz legs!
How come your lower legs still look like straws, while the quads and hamstrings seem to be up to par with the upper body? Learn why and how to fix it!
After my first set of warm ups, I stood up and must have gotten into just the right light, because my quads looked so f$@king freaky, I almost jumped out of my shoes. Learn how I trained with the amazing 10-10-2-20 leg routine for huge growth!
Sometimes I really begin to wonder how these people train their legs? This is the reason why I feel that this article must be written.
While nobody should have fear come leg day at the gym, many of us bodybuilders simply push the notion of doing squats, heavy leg presses, straight-legged dead lifts.
I feel that playing baseball 6 days a week and using running and cycling as cardio places enough stress on my legs that training once a week satisfies my needs. For those who need to add some muscle to their legs, keep reading on.
Only the most intense lifters in the world have experienced this before. I know that I haven't and that 99% of us haven't.
bet most of you have started reading this article expecting to learn about weight training. Nope, I am not going to go there. While many people have probably no interest in ever competing in Olympic weightlifting, it has a lot to offer for those interested in high levels of strength and sports performance.
If you want to maintain and actually increase your upper body size and strength, get serious and WORK THOSE LEGS!
To make a muscle look good, you need only train it in isolation, but to make it work efficiently in useful, everyday activities, it must work synergistically with other muscle groups.
To this day, my leg workouts are the most enjoyable because there is no feeling in the world that compares to finishing a tough leg routine...
The legs are often neglected because everyone wants a huge upper body. Hell, even I have to confess to this one, I used to ignore my legs and now I am paying the price. The legs are the most powerful muscles on the human body.
Bodybuilding is a very scientific sport. Each individual responds differently to different types of training and diet. When a bodybuilder realizes what works for him, that's when he is on the road to success.
I have only began to start designing my own workouts for football season.This article is written for those who would rather get strong then look pretty.
A total body workout, performed three times a week (Monday/ Wednesday/ Friday) is efficient because it places an emphasis on working the entire body in one session.
Every woman has struggled with her lower half in some form or fashion. Whether from being too slim with no behind, to being too heavy with too much behind. Needless to say the objective is the same for this area of the body. Both categories of women want to have beautiful firm shapely legs, thighs and buttocks.
There are many bodybuilders today who have tremendous leg development. Mostly, this is due to squatting, performing high reps on leg press, and heavy hamstring training.
Having to actually think about a quad workout always sends chills up my spine. I guess this is why many people steer clear of this aspect of training and, instead, focus on bench press and biceps curls.
I'm sure you all have heard the phrase "you ain't squat unless you squat." To me, I would consider that true. Here is why.
On my way to the gym I started getting a bit nervous. Because, I have never tried a workout like this before and I knew that pain was in store for me. What I didn't know was how much pain there would be.
At the core of the mesomorphs training program should be resistance training. Since mesomorphs muscles are so thick and powerful, moderate to heavy weights are required to stimulate growth.
Part three of my series on increasing your bench, squat and deadlift. Learn about: Partial Range of Motion, Chains and Bands, and Assistant Exercises.
A great leg workout is like 10 chest workouts as far as pain and focus are concerned. I know it sounds scary, and maybe right now you're thinking that sweat pants in the summer's not that bad after all.
Well lets talk about the most neglected part of the human body. THE LEGS. Now when I talk about legs here I am going to concentrate on the quadriceps and hamstrings.
Next time you set foot in a gym, take a good and long look around you at your fellow gym-goers. Now take note of their physiques. Do you see anything missing? Of course you do. Ok, maybe the guys have some decent pecs, delts, or even biceps.
First of all, I recommend that you join a gym if you possibly can. I've written this article, though, because I know a lot of people don't live near gyms or cannot afford the membership fees.
This is THE program to build leg mass AND superhuman strength at the same time. Given, it will not happen overnight, patience must be employed so that you do not hurt yourself.
Aside from looking good, well developed legs will help you in just about any sport since they are an integral source of power.
Before the workout you should pre-exhaust your thighs by doing a set of leg extensions to failure.
Within the next few months, I will have a complete set of articles, each one dedicated to a different muscle group.
For all of those whose gains have either slowed down or stopped, I know how frustrating this can be. Here are some shocking techniques for bring up your weaker body parts.
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