Category Archive for "Legs"

PROPER LEG PRESS FORM: 7 KEY MISTAKES TO AVOID

Although the leg press might seem like a dead-simple exercise on the surface, there are actually many small subtleties involved that can make a very big difference in your ability to maximally stimulate your quads and prevent knee and lower…

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LEG PRESS VS. SQUAT FOR LOWER BODY GAINS

Basic barbell squats have been considered the “king” of lower body exercises for as long as man has been strength training, and it’s certainly a title that is well deserved. Squats are arguably the single most demanding lift that you…

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1 LEG EXTENSION FORM TIP FOR BIGGER QUADS

While there’s no question that basic compound exercises such as squats, leg presses and lunges should form the cornerstone of your quad training routine, a few sets of leg extensions at the end of your quad workout can definitely be…

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BEST HAMSTRING EXERCISE FOR MASS: THE ROMANIAN DEADLIFT

If there’s one muscle group on the body that most average lifters in the gym care the least about developing, it’s probably the hamstrings. Hamstring training is often treated as an afterthought in most programs, with nothing more than a…

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LEG EXTENSIONS: GOOD OR BAD? (SAFE FOR YOUR KNEES?)

I don’t know of any muscle building exercise out there that gets more blatant hate than the leg extension machine. It’s typically said that they’re useless for building muscle… they’ll destroy your knees… and that they’re a wimpy exercise no…

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THE 4 BEST QUADRICEP EXERCISES FOR MASS & STRENGTH

For most average gym-goers, it’s all about developing their chest, biceps and abs. Leg training is usually treated as an afterthought, or even worse, it’s ignored altogether. Well, as the saying goes, “friends don’t let friends skip leg day”. If…

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THE BEST HAMSTRING WORKOUTS FOR MASS & STRENGTH

While you probably won’t hear too many women asking you to “flex your hamstring” for them, properly developed “leg biceps” are an important part of any well-rounded physique. They also tend to be an underdeveloped muscle on most bodybuilders, as…

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