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It's leg day with Branch Warren! Gulp.
Aussie pro Calum von Moger helps turn your chicken legs into meaty thighs with these 15 insider's tips.
These 18 photos show how good leg training can take your physique to the next level. Rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, and vastus medialis, we salute you!
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.
If your backside is big enough but you want more from your upper legs, check out these 8 quad-building techniques!
Yes, it's possible to train hard and still have space for recovery. Spread your lower-body work across four biweekly sessions and get ready to shop for new pants!
In 2014, you're going to need a solid pair of legs to support your body through a transformation. These stunning images reveal what is possible when you never skip leg day.
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.
Our Exercise Database is home to thousands of exercises. We lined up the highest-rated quad crushers and added insider tips to make this ultimate list!
Want bigger wheels for your monster-truck body? Then you need to squat. Build better legs with this old-school quad-crusher from USPLabs.
Tom Fuller puts IFBB Pro Mike Van Wyck through the ringer by crushing legs in the most difficult Hell Session.
We're going to wrap up week 7 with a legs and abs workout. Let's get to it!
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.
When you can't perform squats to make your legs grow, don't lose hope! Use this quad workout that focuses on foot position to pack on muscle to your thighs!
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!
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!
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!
Is your New Year's resolution aimed towards gaining overall mass, especially in the quadriceps? Learn and use the most effective methods by utilizing the following quadriceps anatomy descriptions, exercises, and workout plan!
Everyone is guaranteed an A for the course as long as you sit through the course and pay attention... This introduction will give details about anatomy of the quads, different parts, exercises, and workouts. Get the details right here!
Got toothpick legs? Learn about the quads and get some tips & workouts from your peers right here on the Bodybuilding.com forum. Sit back, relax, and get ready to blast your quads into new growth!
Welcome to Muscleologyâ„¢ and the latest quad workout with special guest, Shandi Carline. This segment will give you some great information that will help or even change your existing workout. Try it out!
This article is dedicated to those forum members who have worked hard to make their quads the best on the boards. See who has done the best and improved the most! Read on for the latest...
You wanted more and we got it, this week we take another look inside the mind of bodybuilding great Milos Sarcev as he takes you through the quad workout from hell.
This article is designed for serious bodybuilders who have hit that dreaded plateau and cannot put on new leg mass for the life of them.
Perhaps the most difficult part about training legs is the low success rate for improving size and strength. Hopefully, this article will give you a few ideas to improve your overall size in the upper legs...
This is for the mother f@#kers that don't feel pain, that don't want to be an American Eagle model, and that have the time to not move for the next two days and are willing to be fed by a tube, like the guy in the Metallica video for the song "One."
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!
An important note here is that the workout below is intended for advanced clients, not the beginners, unless your intention is to scare them away for good. Also, you might want to mentally prepare yourself BEFORE you start this workout!
When you dedicate yourself to put your body through this type of punishment you WILL see better results that many of the others out there, I PROMISE! It's all about what you want. Do you want to be average or do you want psycho leg growth?
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.
Squats belong to the exclusive club of compound movements that trigger growth you could never replicate by diddling around with isolation movements only. Don't get me wrong, there's a time and a place for isolation, but when you're looking to build a foundation of raw power and mass, compound movements are unbeatable.
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!
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!
There are so many underdeveloped lower bodies in the gyms of the world. Is it because good leg equipment is so hard to find? On the contrary, most facilities have rows of sturdy racks and machines with which to forge fantastic wheels.
Sweat drips from my forehead. Butterflies dance in my stomach. My heart pounds wildly. With an ice-cold stare, I lock my eyes on the loaded bar. I can hear it calling out to me, challenging me.
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.
One aspect of the squat that we cannot ignore is the difficulty involved in supporting large weights atop your body structure.
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.
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.
If you're just starting leg training, you'll have to start slow, though, doing less work then you feel capable of. But, each week take it a little farther, little closer to failure, until you're at a full-out hardcore session, bringing your body to total exhaustion and if you have the guts, beyond.
Aside from looking good, well developed legs will help you in just about any sport since they are an integral source of power.
Let's talk a little about one of the most neglected muscles by teen bodybuilders, the legs. No matter where you go, you'll see a lot of guys with well-developed upper bodies, but pigeon legs.
Last time, I discussed how using the power rack for a better bench. I hope you all are using them well. This time, we will use the squat and deadlift. These are most likely the most feared exercises in the gym. Most people can't do either one or none of the exercises.
It seems that most articles written today are trying to improve your bench press. However, if you want real success in the gym, whether it be increasing strength, losing bodyfat, or gaining muscle, you will also have to be proficient in other exercises like pull-ups, squats, deadlifts, and other complex movements. Here are some common weak points that people have and how to get them up to par.
Squats are the main diet for the powerlifter, Olympic lifter, football player, track & field competitor and every other competitive athlete. But there are many assistant exercises that deliver that extra for squat strength and quad development.
But you know what looks really stupid though? A guy with 18-inch guns, a barrel-shape chest, flaring lats and cannonball delts that suspends his body on toothpick legs.
Although it's a good idea to frequently switch out your workouts, three movements that should always be included, especially for hardgainers, are the so-called "Big Three"; bench press, squat, and deadlift.
Believe it or not, squats produce the most GH or Growth Hormone out of any movement you might do. It also serves to increase your bench and that's why strength coaches and Physical Ed teachers use it.
A time when men have more attitude than menstruating women, a time when we all turn in to hypochondriacs and pretend to be sick to get out of what lies ahead.
Part of becoming a bodybuilder it is essential that every body part is trained respectively and with strict form; every body part is created equal. The muscles on my upper body are trained just as hard as the muscles on my lower body. This is one of the many secrets to creating a freaky but symmetrical, pleasing physique.
Like calves I feel that quads are a neglected body part. It's not because people don't know how to train them it's simply they don't like training them. Let's face it nothing exhausts the entire body like leg day, right?
Find out what exercises work best for your Quads! The smarter you are, the bigger you'll get!
Learn about the different muscles of the body and what exercises work them. Find out how to do them with our full guides!
I'm going to talk about how to build a body part, which is probably the most ignored body part by most people who lift weights, which happen to be your legs. Legs are an incredible body part.
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