Category: Legs

Why You Should Be Doing Squats! 6 Benefits Of Doing Them!

Why You Should Be Doing Squats! 6 Benefits Of Doing Them!

  Squatting variations like barbell back squats or front squats are a favorite among bodybuilders, powerlifters and other athletes for one main reason: it friggin’ works!  Performing them is effective for building a strong lower body; they also provide a number of benefits including increased improved flexibility and even hormones are released while doing them. We will explain why squats should be incorporated […]

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Sexy Thighs and Glutes Workout (Video)

Sexy Thighs and Glutes Workout (Video)

For women, working out the lower body is essential. Due to a particular fat-storing mechanism unique to the female body, your thighs and backside are the first to show excess weight. In order to get the sexy thighs and round backside you want, you’ll need to find exercises appropriate to your individual goals. The following is a basic program aimed at […]

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Knees Caving In On The Squat Acceptable? (Video)

Knees Caving In On The Squat Acceptable? (Video)

A common mistake made while squatting is knee caving. If the knees cave in when you squat you are putting your knees at risk. Overall strengthening is necessary but there are some specific areas you should pay attention to in order to get the best results. The video above was provided by Candito Training HQ. Another common flaw in squatting is knee caving, especially when coming out of the […]

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15 Minute Booty Blaster Workout: Glutes & Thighs (Video)

15 Minute Booty Blaster Workout: Glutes & Thighs (Video)

Looking to tighten up your lower body? This workout is roughly about 15 minutes that will help sculpt your lower body while adding more curves to your butt and firming and thinning the thighs at the same time. Perform it as its own or with another upper body workout for a full body workout. The Workout Begin with a five […]

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How To Squat With Knee Pain – SQUAT FIX! (Video)

How To Squat With Knee Pain – SQUAT FIX! (Video)

In this video from ATHLEAN-X™ , Jeff shows us a few squat tips for those who suffer from knee pain. Checkout the video above. The squat is by far one of most foundational leg exercises, but also one of the most often incorrectly performed. If you want to know how to squat without pain, then you need to watch this video […]

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The “Butt Wink” Squat Flaw – What Causes It and How to Fix It! (Video)

The “Butt Wink” Squat Flaw – What Causes It and How to Fix It! (Video)

 “Butt wink” refers to the moment at the bottom of a squat when the pelvis begins to rotate backward and slip under your body. You’ll also hear it referred to as “posterior pelvic tilt” or just “pelvic tilt,” and when it’s severe, it can be bad news for your lower back. In this video by ATHLEAN-X™, they show us what is […]

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How To: Zercher Squat (Video)

How To: Zercher Squat (Video)

Scott Herman Fitness shows us how to do the Zercher Squats! This is a good alternative those that have a hard time with normal squats.           via Scott Herman Fitness

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Front Squat Instructional Video

Front Squat Instructional Video

MassiveJoes.com shows you how to, and how not to, correctly do front squats to help you build your legs!           via MassiveJoes.com  

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Full Body Workout Double Snap Kick Exercise (Video)

Full Body Workout Double Snap Kick Exercise (Video)

The Double Snap Kick exercise requires tight abs, even while keeping your balance. For the Double Snap Kick, turn one foot out to the side, keeping your hips stacked. Your hands should be in fighting position as you snap kick once at the hip, and a second time a little higher. Rest your foot to the ground, repeating this move […]

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Best Squat Stance (Video)

Best Squat Stance (Video)

Another great video from ATHLEAN-X™ showing us what is the right squatting position for you! Determining the best squat stance and width is like finding the Holy Grail. If you find it, you’ll know it! This is because those that have found their squatting sweet spot are usually the ones that can get the biggest legs fastest and seem to be able […]

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