Seen in the Men’s 62 B Group today. Julio Cesar Salamanca Pineda getting his quads stretched in between attempts.
Kettlebell Quad Massage Mobility WOD
Remember that quad smash MWOD? Jami Tikkanen shows you an option that doesn’t require a superfriend. Sandwich Version: same thing, but sitting on a lacrosse ball
3 Quad / Knee Joint Stretches for Better Squat Position
Kevin Cornell has 3 knee joint stretches to improve the bottom position of the squat. Hold each stretch for 2-3 sets, 30 seconds, each leg. Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
Athlete vs. Couch Potato Quadriceps MRI Scan
Check out this astonishing image. Via: Chronic Exercise Preserves Lean Muscle Mass in Masters Athletes Typical quadriceps MRI scan of a 40-year-old triathlete compared with the quadriceps MRI scans of a 70-year-old triathlete and a 74-year-old sedentary man. Note the significant visual difference between the SCAT and IMAT of the sedentary man versus masters athletes.
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 […]
DIY Quad Blaster
This awesome torture training device looks like a super easy DIY weekend project. You could also just use a door anchor, some straps and a pipe and blast your quads. Or use a bench with leg rollers to achieve the same (Thanks to @WillFIT from beyondgymwalls.com ). You see there are lots of ways to improvise.