Archives for Lower Body

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Shock Your Legs

by Joe Lawrence January 6th, 2014| Lower Body, Strength Training
If you are like me, you have spent countless hours in the gym doing squats, lunges, etc. trying to build sculpted pillars of steel. It gets old having the same exercises and the same routines over and over again. Then why do that to yourself?

Years ago, my friend and

Lower Body Workout Made Easy

by Joe Lawrence December 9th, 2013| Lower Body
If you have read any of my other articles on working out, you have discovered that I do not employ many conventional fitness regimens, mainly because I do not have the time I used to with work and children. Also, because I enjoy mixing things up while I am
man pulling weights

Push Yourself Like Never Before

by Joe Lawrence November 14th, 2013| Lower Body, Strength Training
I still remember being a teenager learning martial arts. My instructor was very creative and was constantly coming up with new ways to get us in shape. He taught us that simple things could deliver large dividends. When it comes to leg workouts, it is very easy to be

Leg day recovery

by Joe Lawrence October 14th, 2013| Lower Body, Strength Training
Everyone who has ever lifted can share the exact same story after leg day: pain. I do legs today and am pain for the next three. I get sore after all the other workouts I do, but why are legs the worst? How can I

Lower Body Strength Training while Jumping Rope

by Jessica B. September 19th, 2013| Lower Body, Strength Training
If you are looking to develop your lower body strength, jumping rope is a great way to help build and tone leg muscle and improve your cardiovascular health. Here are some tips to get you jumping your way to toner legs.

1) Fast reps – This
Legs of a young man running

Moves – Tracks Lower Body Moves

by Jessica B. August 22nd, 2013| Lower Body, Strength Training
So I have a new workout obsession to help me monitor my post pregnancy weight loss and my workouts. It is this insane app for the IPhone called Moves. This app pretty much tracks every single thing you do during the day, and sometimes I feel like I have

Working Out at the Playground

by Jessica B. July 22nd, 2013| Lower Body, Strength Training
If you like to work out early in the morning outdoors before the heat, you may find that a playground is a great way to add some different kinds of lower body exercises to your routine. Here are a few things you can try, on basic playground equipment, before

Strength Training at the Beach!

by Jessica B. June 27th, 2013| Lower Body, Strength Training
It is summer, so why not combine your workouts with your summer getaway? Working out on the beach can give your it a little more umph and help you to build lower body strength in a way you cannot at home. Here are some tips for working out in

Lower Body with Fitness Blender!

by Jessica B. May 30th, 2013| Lower Body, Strength Training
With two small children and a lot of pregnancy weight still left to lose, I do not have time to make it to the gym as often as I like. So I am stuck trying to find a variety of home workouts that keep me motivated, that give me

Build Lower Body Strength at Home

by Jessica B. May 2nd, 2013| Lower Body, Strength Training
These days I am having a hard time making it to the gym; with two small kids there are just not enough hours in the day. I have been getting creative using different things I have around the house to help me keep up my workout routine. Here are

Rollerblading for Strength

by Mackenzie M. April 4th, 2013| Lower Body, Strength Training
While many perceive that rollerblading is simply a fun activity to do during kid’s birthday parties or social events, it is actually a great exercise for those looking to build core strength in their lower body. Not only is it an easy exercise to complete, it is extremely effective

Train: MMA Fighter Style

by Mackenzie M. March 5th, 2013| Lower Body, Strength Training
MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighters carry an incredible amount of strength in their lower bodies, but still remain agile enough to out maneuver their opponents in a fight. While their training to build up their lower body muscles is very tough, many of their key lessons can be applied

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