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The 6-Move Workout to Build Bigger Legs

Stack some size on your foundation with this leg routine for size.
The 6-Move Workout to Build Bigger Legs

The foundation of a strong, powerful, and balanced athlete is a set of well-developed legs.

If you’re looking to boost your performance in the gym or on the field, the legs are a great place to start and we have some great ways for you to do it. This workout will help build you from the ground up and give you a boost in power in your legs.

Prepare for a tough leg workout with bodyweight exercises, kettlebells, isometrics and plyometrics. Click through for the workout.

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Perform 4 sets of 2 minutes each leg. Take 1 minute rest in between switching legs.

Exercise Instructions:

> Begin by standing in the lunge position. Your lead leg should bend at a perfect 45 angle. The quad of your trailing leg should be aligned with the rest of your body.

> Jump in the air from lunge position and return to lunge position after jump.

> Continue the jumps for time, rest 1 minute, then switch.

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Perform 10 sets of 5 while taking 4 seconds to go down into the deadlift. Superset this movement with Front Squats [the next slide]

Exercise Instructions:

> With two kettlebells on the floor at your side, bend down while maintaining a straight back.

> Grab each kettlebells.

> Pull your shoulder blades back and focus on keeping your the weight in heels.

> Squeeze glutes, fire your hips and pull you kettlebells up to your standing position.

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Perform 10 sets of 10 repetitions.

Exercise Instructions:

> Rest the kettlebells on front of your deltoids with your arms at a 90-degree angle from the ground.

> Keep your elbows up and lower your hips to heels slowly for 4 seconds.

> From the bottom of the squat, squeeze your glutes and drive up and finish the move.

* Important:

Balance weight of then lift on your heel and big toe; don’t allow weight to shift on outer feet.

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Perform as many reps as you can in 1 minute. Take 40 second rest in between sets. Perform a total of 5 sets.

Exercise Instructions:

> Jump off a platform 2 feet or higher and land with your legs locked in a 90-degree position

> Absorb all force with glutes, quads and hamstrings.

> Hold the move for one-thousandth of a second, stand up and repeat

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Perform 3 sets of 20 second holds. Take 30 seconds rest in between sets.

Exercise Instructions:

> Lay flat on your back with both feet secured in the TRX loops.

> Raise your hips off the ground and begin pulling your heels towards your tailbone.

> Hold in the finished position for 20 seconds, retract and repeat.

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Perform 4 sets of 12 repetitions on each leg. Perform seated hamstring stretches in between sets.

Exercise Instructions:

> Remove your shoes and balance your weight at ball of your foot on edge of step.

> Transition 80% of of your body's weight onto your big toe, raise your foot up and flex your calf at top of movement.

> Slowly return to the neutral-start position and repeat.

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