The Reverse Lunge, or Step-Back Lunge, is an under-appreciated variation of a popular leg exercise. The Walking Lunge, Dynamic Forward Lunge, Split Squat, Side Lunge, and Clock Lunges are all adequate ways of strengthening leg musculature. However, the Reverse Lunge should be at the top of your ...
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4. Leg Press. Some people like to think that the leg press is just an inferior version of the squat. I disagree. It not only requires less technical skill (making it more newbie-friendly) and stabilizing muscles (allowing you to load heavier weights), it also is fantastic for building hip strength (due to a larger range of motion in the hips ...
The results are in: Going 5 weeks without any lower body barbell training (I did smith machine squats, lever machine squats, smith machine good mornings, lever machine good mornings, hammer strength deadlifts, smith machine deadlifts, db SLDLs, hack squats, smith machine hip thrusts, leg curl ...
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In the old days, there were two kinds of squats: 'good' and 'bad.' Today, you can shop around between multiple versions of the movement. No more excuses. Get off the machines and give the squat a shot!
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I've decided to conduct a little experiment on myself. I am going to perform zero barbell squats or deadlifts (also no good mornings or hex bar deads) for the next six or eight weeks (this will be torture for me) and just do machines, single leg exercises, and posterior chain exercises and see how it impacts my barbell strength.
Hi Jeri, Thanks for stopping in. It's possible that your injuries could have occurred in part due to the leg press exercise, or any other unnatural exercise for that matter.
Cable . Lying Hip External Rotation; Seated Hip External Rotation; Hip External Rotators are also involved in Cable Push Pull (push side). See following exercises for Piriformis and Obturator Externus:
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Squats Leg press Leg extensions Hack squats Dumbbell lunges Dumbbell squat Sissy squats . Hamstrings Lying leg curls
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Sprints. I almost chose the leg press for the #5 exercise, simply because you can load up the weight and use various foot positions to target each muscle group.
You don't need squats--but I'm not writing an anti-squat rant. I'm just going to tell you why I'm done with back squats.
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See Quadriceps (compound movements only) and Gluteus Maximus for basic exercises for Adductor Magnus, Posterior Fibers. Compound Quadriceps exercises can be performed with a wide stance to exercise the Adductors of the Femur.