Speed ladder drills are some of the most effective exercises for basketball players. Not only do these ladder drills help develop foot speed and agility, they also help develop hand-eye coordination and Central Nervous System function. There are literally hundreds of speed ladder drills you can do, and you can feel free to try a […]
Lower Body Exercises | Best Exercises for Your Lower Body
Every good athlete knows that they need to build powerful, flexible, stable and strong legs to get better at their sport.
Along with this, pretty much everyone already knows that training legs is the best way to boost your metabolism, and help you achieve the physique you have always dreamed about.
However, not many people can adequately come up with their own exercise routine, and workout plan to make this happen.
Choosing the Best Lower Body Strength Exercises
As a basketball player who has achieved a 37” standing vertical leap, I have a wide range of knowledge on how to improve the entire function of your legs.
Many people believe that the back squat and the deadlift are all you need to have strong legs, but this couldn’t be further from the truth.
Lower body exercises should prepare you for all the movements of your sport, as well as movements in daily life. The exercises I have provided for you here are a perfect backbone for any workout program!
A few of my favorite articles in this category are:
- Glute Bridge | Single Leg Glute Bridge
- Benefits of Jump Squats for Vertical Jump, Speed and Power!
- Jacob's Ladder Exercise Benefits
- Reverse Slide Lunges
- Goblet Squat Benefits
- Kettlebell Swings for Weight Loss
- 4 Elite Sprint Workouts for Weight Loss!
- Stationary Bike Benefits for Muscle Mass, Strength, and Endurance!
- The Best Vertical Jump Training Program!
- Top 5 Single Leg Exercises
- 20 Rep Squat Program
- Prowler Sled Benefits for Power, Speed & Strength
- Strength Training For Beginners | Back Squat vs Deadlift!
- Snatch Grip Deadlift Benefits
- Benefits of Running Hills and Running Stairs
- How to Fix Knee Tendonitits
- ERG Rowing Workouts for Anaerobic and Aerobic Fitness
If you have never trained with the prowler sled before, you are missing out. If you’re an athlete such as myself who wants to be as powerful as LeBron James or Marshawn Lynch, but was not blessed with these innate gifts, you have to work that much harder to compete! Building “power” is one of […]
Contacting your doctor for medical guidance is a very important step towards dealing with a knee injury such as tendonitis, and it should be the first thing that you should do. Following this, there are absolutely steps that you can take on your own, that while working with the doctor, can help to improve chronic […]
Vertical jump training is my specialty, simply because it is one of the most important factors to my success as a basketball player. Due to this, I have found many ways to adapt vertical jump training and methods of how to increase my vertical jump, along with the obvious desire to get bigger and look […]
Running hills and running stairs are two of the best cardiovascular workout routines that you can possibly do. One common fact between running a hill and running the stairs is that both of them increases the level of your heart rate, and because you are running against gravity it becomes a body weight workout which […]
If you want to build an insane vertical jump like Mychal Ammons, or build your vertical up from the ground such as Pat Ramsey; at the end of the day, the key to building speed, power, the vertical jump or any other athletic function is one very similar quality: variation. Regardless of the training program […]