Drop your regular leg-day workout and try this for 8 weeks. If you can take the pain, your quads, hams, and glutes will explode. In a good way.
It's a mandatory movement pattern, but you need to choose the best variation for your body and goals. Here's a quick rundown.
You probably have a strength imbalance, and maybe a physique imbalance too. This exercise will fill in the gaps.
Do hack squats like this and get a pump that'll make your quads feel like they're gonna pop.
Get a deeper stretch in the hamstrings, get stronger, and build a better backside. Here's how.
Weird? Yes. Effective? Also yes. Check this out.
Want big, nasty quads? Do this exercise. Is it functional? Yes, it functions to build big, nasty quads.
Feeling beat up after leg day? Try this to work out the tightness and free up your mobility.
This brutal training method would build legs on Lieutenant Dan, so it'll work for you too. Take a look.
If you think the Smith machine isn't functional and doesn't build muscle, you're in for a surprise. Your legs are probably tiny too.
The lying leg curl is great, but it gets boring. Plus, this can work better.
Use this training method to perfect your technique and build explosiveness out of the hole.
Good exercise to hit your hams and glutes, but there's a way to make it even better. Check this out.
If your main goal is building big quads, then it's perfectly fine (and perfectly safe) to use the Smith machine. Here's why.
Leg extensions are bad, right? Dangerous and useless? Well, not so fast. Here's the science.
Yes, this is gonna hurt. Badly. Take a look.
Make one simple modification and you'll get better results. Check it out.
Use this exercise pairing to build your legs without the knee pain.
Get your glutes, hamstrings, and upper back ready for heavy training with these simple movements.
There's a time to go big or go home, but not for quadriceps isolation. Here's why.
Standing on an elevated surface has its place, but most people misuse this training method. Here's what they're getting wrong.
Parallel is better for strength, power, and pain-free gains. Here's why.
The basic squat is the missionary position of leg workouts. Go Kama Sutra on your leg training with these alternatives.
This exercise does a great job preparing the body for your sport, and of course it's a very effective hamstring and glute builder.
Believe it or not, this will make you a better squatter and make those cranky knees feel awesome. Here's why and how to do it.