The 20 rep squat program (also commonly referred to as the squats and milk program or 20 rep breathing squats) is one of the most time tested methods of building strength and muscle for the legs and the entire body which is both ridiculously simple and ridiculously complicated. Regarded as one of the most effective […]
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
- Jump Squats Benefits
- Jacobs Ladder Exercise
- Reverse Slide Lunges
- Goblet Squat Benefits
- Kettlebell Swing Results
- Sprint Workouts for Weight Loss
- Stationary Bike Benefits
- The Best Vertical Jump Training Program
- Single Leg Exercises
- 20 Rep Squat Program
- Prowler Sled Benefits
- Back Squat vs Deadlift
- Snatch Grip Deadlift Benefits
- Benefits of Running Hills and Running Stairs
- How to Cure Jumpers Knee
- Best ERG Workouts
Without a doubt, posterior chain exercises are the backbone of athletic performance. Without a strong posterior chain, you’re not going to perform as well as you could otherwise! As a professional basketball player, strengthening the posterior chain muscles is essential for helping me: Have Strength While Playing Through Contact Slide My Feet on Defense Effectively […]
The conventional step-up exercise is one of the best leg exercises for a wide-range of people. Unlike the squat, deadlift, or Bulgarian split squat- step ups are a total-leg exercise that is very easy to learn. Step-ups are not much more difficult to learn than walking up stairs, and people of all fitness levels can […]
Dealing with bad knees was a constant part of my entire life for years. As a 6’ 10” basketball player who grew at a relatively quick pace, I have had a lot of trouble with my knees. However, through the help of physical therapists and strength coaches throughout the world, I have found numerous exercises […]
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 […]
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 […]