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Heavy back squats might not be right for your workout.  Try these 3 leg exercises instead.

Heavy back squats might not be right for your workout. Try these 3 leg exercises instead.

We’ll never say barbell back squats are a terrible exercise, especially since some will argue, convincingly, that movement is the king of all exercises. But for the average athlete, this heavy staple may not be the best choice for their training wants and needs. It might seem like leg day madness to wonder if we …

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Build Leg Muscle and Burn Fat With These Five Resistance Moves

Build Leg Muscle and Burn Fat With These Five Resistance Moves

If you’re training a lot but not noticing the muscle growth you want or expect, it might be time to change some of your cardio to an all-out muscle-building session. This five-move lower body workout uses different types of weights to stimulate muscle growth and increase definition in your legs. While you can certainly build …

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11 Leg Exercises That Also Work Your Abs

11 Leg Exercises That Also Work Your Abs

From running to walking to climbing stairs, much of life happens on one leg. That’s why it’s helpful to include single-leg exercises in your training routine, especially if your goal is well-balanced functional strength. Single-leg exercises are crucial to achieving this, says Ava Fagin, CSCS, athletic performance coach at Cleveland State University. Also called unilateral …

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4 leg exercises you can do with a TRX for a serious stability challenge

4 leg exercises you can do with a TRX for a serious stability challenge

Training with a suspension system, like TRX, is great for providing extra stability and core challenge. Its ropes, straps, hoops, and handles provide resistance that takes almost any exercise to the next level. Whether you’re looking for a full body workout or exercises that challenge your abs, the TRX will guide you to strength. But …

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I Did 50 Leg Lifts A Day For 14 Days – Here’s What Happened To My Abs

If, like me, you’re looking for a defined midsection, leg lifts are an exercise that can help. Personally, I incorporate leg lifts into my gym routine once a week. I’m definitely not a slave to them, but on the other hand, I could definitely push myself to do more in my abs workouts. Leg raises …

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