So by now you probably have seen the photos of track cyclist Robert Förstemann’s enormous Döner thighs. It was all sparked by a tweet by Greg Henderson: These things are the opposite of all show no go. Update 01.09.2014: He now squats what looks like 290kg for a double. And what does he do to train […]
John Meadows & Dave Tate Leg Press Strip Set
You have seeen Mountain Dog leg training sessions before. Today John Meadows and Dave Tate perform some strip sets on the leg press. Pure torture. Here is John’s set. Note the foot position change for maximum quad recruitment.
Technique WOD Exercise Tutorials
Check out Technique WOD with Doug Larsen from fitr.tv. There are probably a couple of things for your own training as well, as for training others, you can take away here. For example: Pistols progressions for the ankle ROM challenged among us. Also good advice on Lunges form and progressions.
Mountain Dog Leg Training
John Meadows and Dave Tate had another brutal leg workout. Before the session Dave tweeted this: 90 minutes from another leg day training hell. Someone will be bent over a bucket and it won’t be me. — Dave (CEO elitefts) (@UnderTheBar) March 17, 2012 Little did he know… after safety bar squats / box squats […]
John Meadows Leg Training Triset
John Meadows annihilates legs with a brutal triset. Legs Triset: leg press chain lunges hack squats I can’t even begin to tell you how much pain we were in at this point. We did yolk bar squats, leg curls and then this triset. Something like 7 or 8 plates on the leg press, then chain lunges […]
Inverse Leg Curls at Westside Barbell
The girls at Westsde Barbell are doing Inverse Leg Curls and you should too. I approve this message.
How to do Leg Curls at Home
Ben Bruno shows you how to do lying leg curls at home. All you need is a bench and a dumbbell. Another option is to use a exercise /stability ball Alternating 1 Leg Eccentric Stability Ball Leg Curls
Dave Tate’s Leg Workout
Dave Tate did a brutal leg training session. This guy is a pusher. Here is the exercise list. Lying Leg Curls Barbell Stiff-Legged Deadlifts or machine stiff legs Banded Leg Press Safety Bar Squats Bodyweight Lunges Leg Extensions Seated Calves
Leg Hypertrophy Workout
Charles Poliquin on Leg Hypertrophy. He suggests the following routine consisting of 2 supersets. One for quads and one for hamstrings. Superset A. squats: 4 sets of 5-8 reps, 5011 tempo (take 5 seconds to lower the weight, no pause, and 1 second to rise to the starting position, then pause 1 second before performing […]