Athlete Sports Performance Training
Banded goblet squats to help recruit the medial glutes
Barbell back squats may be difficult for some due to muscle imbalances, tightness and mobility issues. Front squats may be a good option.
Try this killer quadricep tri-set. If you do this tri-set correctly your quads should be on fire by the end.
Is your foot rotating out laterally when you do leg curls? This could be a sign of a muscle imbalance.
One of the things I look for when watching clients form in any compound leg exercise is the knee tracking correctly over the toes.
The Poliquin step up is a great exercise for knee strength and stability.. It targets the vasus medialis oblique, key for knee stability.
How varying your foot placement on the leg press will affect which muscles are recruited or used more.
I like using a pair of Equalizers to help teach clients how to do split squats. It's like training wheels for split squats.
Pointing the feet and toes (plantar flexion) down during knee flexion exercises like leg curls will increase the emphasis on the hamstrings
The benefits of unilateral (single limb) training. Increased range of motion, stability,helping correct muscle & structural imbalances and
The front step up is an exercise I like using in programs. There is varying opinions on it's effectiveness (some love it, some don't)
The squat is one of the best exercises one can do but it can be difficult to learn and to master.
This is a hamstring tri set I put into my client Scott's routine. It works the hamstrings in both functions, knee flexion and hip extension
Working on squat depth with my client Scott. One of the biggest myths is that squatting below parallel is bad for the knees.
A thing I like to use to teach clients proper form on barbel split squats and step ups is using a plastic pipe instead of a barbell to start
In a video here of my client Justin we are doing split squats. I always stress the importance of proper form on all exercises,.
When training the hamstrings it is important to train them doing both functions, knee flexion and hip extension
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