BodyBuilding and Fitness Exercises for LEGS

September 7, 2016
Barbell Squat behind neck for men

How to do a Barbell Squat – Technique, Barbell Squat Benefits & Tips

There are different types of Barbell Squats and all of them have one and the same purpose- build massive leg muscles, strengthen the quads and your core muscles. Barbell squat is one of the main power fitness and bodybuilding exercise due to its compound mechanics. It is a pushing exercise that involves more than 250 different muscles in your body. Barbell squats are one of the most complex movements in terms of multiple teaching points. And you HAVE to get it done right or you can end up hurt. In this article we will cover everything […]
September 11, 2016
What is Zercher Squat and how to do it?

How to do Zercher Squat & Barbell Zercher Squat Benefits

Have you ever heard or tried the Zercher Squat? I bet that most of you might not have heard about this type of legs exercise. Some might have heard of it, but are afraid to try it as they have other well established muscle building exercises to do. This outstanding fitness and bodybuilding exercise can develop your core muscles, back muscles and leg muscles. This multi muscle compound exercise should definitely be included in your workouts at some point. The Zercher Squat is way to complex for a beginner athlete. Additionally you need to strengthen up […]
September 16, 2016
Leg Press Variations

Top 5 Leg Press Variations for Glutes & Quads

Legs are one of the most important muscle group. They are the most hard to train and take more time to make a routine that works and pays results. Building muscles and shaping your physique are complicated tasks and they require a strategic plan, time to make the changes and consistency. Sometimes a simple tweak is necessary to change or speed up the process. Different leg press variations can push your workout to new levels in terms of muscle load and exercise change. Additionally you can benefit from weight gain by implementing different leg press variations […]
September 24, 2016
Standing Heel Raises

Standing Heel Raises

Standing Heel Raises is a fantastic exercise for developing the overall mass of the calves. This exercise is also known as standing calf raise. Standing Heel Raises – Complete Guide In this article, we will show you how to do this exercise. What is the starting position, what muscles do you train with the standing heel raise and how to do it at home. Standing Heel Raises Starting Position: Stand with your toes on the block of a standing-calf-raise machine and your heels hanging off the end of the platform. Hook your shoulders under the pads […]
September 24, 2016
Seated Calf Raises

Seated Calf Raises

Do these to develop the soleus muscle of the lower calf (the “V shaped” part of the muscle which descends down to the Achilles tendon) and the medial and lateral heads of the gastrocnemius (the upper calf muscle). Seated Calf Raises – Starting position: Sit on the seated calf-raise machine and place your toes on the bottom crosspiece, hooking your knees under the crossbar pads so that the pads rest on the lower part of your quads. Slowly lower your heels as far toward the ground as possible.   Seated Calf Raises – the Exercise: Press […]