This unilateral leg exercise is great for lower body structural balance and developing a stable base. You’ll build your VMO, stretch your hip flexors, and gain ankle mobility.
*Notice that my knee DOES travel forward over my toe, and my heel stays planted on the ground.
Championed by world famous strength coach Charles Poliquin, this step-up variation is great for developing the VMO- resulting in greater knee stability and decreased risk of injury.
Use the front squat to build powerful legs. Also, front squats are a great exercise for improving your Olympic cleans.
One of the best exercises for overall strength development. Also, when strength training for weight loss, squats will burn huge amounts of calories. You’ll build muscle, improve body composition, affect hormone levels, and more.
A basic move for building strength in your legs. You’ll also develop strength in your core and butt, plus you’ll burn huge amounts of energy for fat loss.
Deadlift is one of the best exercises for developing pure strength. Train your legs, butt, back, abs, traps, and grip in one movement.