The legs constitute one of the largest muscle groups of the body and as such deserves a considerable amount of attention in youir training. Too many people spend hours training all the muscles of the upper body and train the leg muscles as an afterthought, if at all.
The legs support the rest of the body in most physical activities. Building a strong foundation can only help you improve your performance and succeed. Here you will find a collection of articles pertaining mainly to the development of the quadriceps and hamstrings.
By ironsimba on April 21, 2013
Find out the correct technique for doing the leg press, what to avoid and why it’s an excellent exercise.
By ironsimba on March 22, 2013
The squat is the king of all exercises but even the king needs replacing sometimes. Here are alternatives when you stop making progress from this exercise.
By ironsimba on January 8, 2012
Do you think the lunge is too easy an exercise for you? Think again. Here is how you can make it harder for you.
By ironsimba on May 17, 2011
Are you doing your squats correctly? Here are a few things to bear in mind to do them safely and get the most benefits out of them.
By ironsimba on July 3, 2010
Legs are perhaps one of the most neglected bodyparts among novice weight-lifters. Beginners tend to trains ‘showy muscles’ such as the biceps and the chest. It is also true that leg workouts are very taxing on the body, mainly because they constitute such a large group of muscles. For this very reason, neglecting to work [...]