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DAY 2 LEGS - HAMSTRINGS AND GLUTES

30 min
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14 exercises
Leg Press
4 sets
12 reps
Barbell Deadlifts
4 sets
15 reps
Barbell Good Morning
4 sets
15 reps
Barbell High Pulls
4 sets
15 reps
Bulgarian Split Squats
4 sets
15 reps
Seated Leg Curls
4 sets
12 reps
Donkey Kicks
3 sets
20 reps
Adductor Knee Raises
3 sets
20 reps
Lying Side Leg Lifts
3 sets
20 reps
Weighted Glute Bridges
3 sets
20 reps
Jump Squats
Kettlebell One-Legged Deadlifts
Lunge Front Kicks
Barbell Squats
DAY 2 LEGS - HAMSTRINGS AND GLUTES
30 min
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14 exercises
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Leg Press
4 sets
12 reps
Set 1 of 4
Rest before next set
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Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Quadriceps
Secondary:
Calves, Hamstrings
  1. Sit down on a leg press machine and place your legs on the platform directly in front of you at shoulder width.
  2. Lower the safety bars holding the weighted platform  and press the platform all the way up until your legs are fully extended in front of you bot do NOT lock your knees. Your torso and legs should be at a 90degree angle to each other. This is the start position.
  3. Inhaling, slowly lower the platform until your upper and lower legs form a 90-degree angle. Pause for a count of one,
  4. Return to the starting position by pushing through the heels of your feet, engaging your quadriceps. Exhale as you do so.
  5. Repeat.
  6. After completing the desired number of repetitions, make sure you lock the safety pins of the machine before alighting.

Always check to make sure that when you re-rack the weight the platform is securely locked.

Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Quadriceps
Secondary:
Abs, Calves, Hamstrings, Lower Back
  1. Set up the barbell on the squat rack so that it is at the same height as your upper chest.
  2. Position your body under the bar, with knees bent so that the bar is resting high on the back of your shoulders.
  3. Grip the bar with your hands comfortably wider than your shoulders.
  4. Slowly straighten your legs to push upwards, lifting the barbell from the rack and take one step forward.
  5. Stand with your legs shoulder width apart.
  6. Bend your knees forward and allow your hips to bend back as if sitting down,
  7. Continue this movement down until your thighs are parallel to the floor or slightly more, making sure your knees are pointing in the same direction as your feet.
  8. Hold for a count of one.
  9. Push up through your heels while straightening your hips and knees, until you are standing in the start position.
  10. Make any adjustments necessary to your stance and grip before continuing on the next repetition.

Do not rest the bar on your neck. Keep your head facing forward at all times. Keep your back straight throughout the entire movement.

Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Hamstrings, Quadriceps
Secondary:
Calves
  1. Begin by positioning a barbell at or just below shoulder level in the squat rack. Behind the squat rack, place a tall wooden box or chair. Place yourself underneath the barbell. Make sure the bar is across your upper traps and NOT on your neck.
  2. Place your feet outside of shoulder-width with your toes pointed slightly out. Brace your core and keep your chest up.
  3. Bend at the knees as you drive your hips back. Lower yourself slowly until your butt touches the box. Pause then drive your hips forward to return to the starting position.
Primary muscle group(s):
Quadriceps
Secondary:
Calves, Glutes & Hip Flexors, Hamstrings, Lower Back
  1. With your feet shoulder-width apart, stand with dumbbells as your sides with your palms facing each other.
  2. Keeping your back straight and facing forward, squat down until your thighs are parallel to the floor.
  3. Pause for one second.
  4. Pushing up from your heels, raise back up to starting position and repeat.
Barbell Deadlifts
4 sets
15 reps
Set 1 of 4
Rest before next set
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Primary muscle group(s):
Lower Back
Secondary:
Abs, Calves, Forearms, Glutes & Hip Flexors, Hamstrings, Quadriceps, Upper Back & Lower Traps
  1. Place a barbell in a clear space on the floor. (Make sure there are no obstructions in your way.
  2. Stand facing the barbell with your legs about 4-6 inches from the bar.
  3. Place your feet shoulder width apart.Your feet can be pointed straight ahead or turned outwards slightly.
  4. Squat down, keeping your back straight and grip the bar with an overhand grip at shoulder width.
  5. Keep your arms fully extended and stand up with the barbell.
  6. As you lift the barbell, your hips and shoulders should rise together and your back should be straight.
  7. As you reach the top of the lift and are standing straight, rotate your shoulders back slightly until you feel a slight stretch in them.
  8. Lower the barbell back to the floor in the same squatting motion you used to lift it.

This exercise can be very dangerous if performed incorrectly. If you are a novice, only perform this exercise with an experienced trainer's supervision.

Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Lower Back
Secondary:
Abs, Calves, Hamstrings, Quadriceps
  1. Place two dumbbells on the floor.
  2. Stand facing the dumbbells with your feet shoulder width apart.
  3. Bend knees and hips to lower your torso in a squatting movement,keep your back straight.
  4. At the bottom of the squat grip the dumbbells with an overhand grip,keeping your arms fully extended.
  5. Return to an upright position holding the dumbbells with your palms facing towards your body and extending your hips forward. Do not round your back.
  6. Return the dumbbells to the floor in the same manner you picked them up.
  7. Repeat.
Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Hamstrings
Secondary:
Lower Back
  1. Holding the handles of the resistance band, step on to the middle. Place your feet at shoulder-width with toes pointing forward. Tighten your core and keep your chest up.
  2. Bend your knees slightly and drive your hips back but NOT lower than your knees. Again, keep the chest up. This is the starting position.
  3. Forcefully contract your glutes, driving them forward. Do not just lean back. Your glutes should be fully contracted. Pause then return to the starting position.
Barbell Good Morning
4 sets
15 reps
Set 1 of 4
Rest before next set
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Primary muscle group(s):
Lower Back
Secondary:
Abs, Glutes & Hip Flexors, Hamstrings
  1. Using a squat or barbell rack, set the barbell at shoulder height.
  2. Position yourself so the barbell is resting on your shoulders and you are facing away from the rack.
  3. Stand up to lift the barbell clear of the rack and take a few steps away from the rack.
  4. Position your feet slightly less than shoulder width apart.
  5. Keep your legs straight and bend forward at the hips.
  6. Continue bending forward until you feel a mild stretch in your hamstrings. (Do not try to bend past the mild stretching sensation. As flexibility increases so does the range of motion.) Hold for a count of one.
  7. Return to the starting position by straightening from the hips. Repeat.

Start with lower weights when performing this exercise for the first few times to allow your body to adapt to the movement. This exercise can also be done with your knees slightly bent to emphasize use of your glutes.

Primary muscle group(s):
Lower Back
Secondary:
Abs, Calves, Forearms, Glutes & Hip Flexors, Hamstrings, Quadriceps, Upper Back & Lower Traps
  1. Place a barbell in a clear space on the floor. (Make sure there are no obstructions in your way.
  2. Stand facing the barbell with your legs about 4-6 inches from the bar.
  3. Place your feet shoulder width apart.Your feet can be pointed straight ahead or turned outwards slightly.
  4. Squat down, keeping your back straight and grip the bar with an overhand grip at shoulder width.
  5. Keep your arms fully extended and stand up with the barbell.
  6. As you lift the barbell, your hips and shoulders should rise together and your back should be straight.
  7. As you reach the top of the lift and are standing straight, rotate your shoulders back slightly until you feel a slight stretch in them.
  8. Lower the barbell back to the floor in the same squatting motion you used to lift it.

This exercise can be very dangerous if performed incorrectly. If you are a novice, only perform this exercise with an experienced trainer's supervision.

Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Lower Back
Secondary:
Abs, Calves, Hamstrings, Quadriceps
  1. Place two dumbbells on the floor.
  2. Stand facing the dumbbells with your feet shoulder width apart.
  3. Bend knees and hips to lower your torso in a squatting movement,keep your back straight.
  4. At the bottom of the squat grip the dumbbells with an overhand grip,keeping your arms fully extended.
  5. Return to an upright position holding the dumbbells with your palms facing towards your body and extending your hips forward. Do not round your back.
  6. Return the dumbbells to the floor in the same manner you picked them up.
  7. Repeat.
Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Hamstrings
Secondary:
Lower Back
  1. Holding the handles of the resistance band, step on to the middle. Place your feet at shoulder-width with toes pointing forward. Tighten your core and keep your chest up.
  2. Bend your knees slightly and drive your hips back but NOT lower than your knees. Again, keep the chest up. This is the starting position.
  3. Forcefully contract your glutes, driving them forward. Do not just lean back. Your glutes should be fully contracted. Pause then return to the starting position.
Barbell High Pulls
4 sets
15 reps
Set 1 of 4
Rest before next set
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Primary muscle group(s):
Hamstrings, Quadriceps, Shoulders
Secondary:
Calves, Glutes & Hip Flexors, Lower Back
  1. Prepare a barbell with a lighter amount of weight than usual. Place the barbell in front of you at your shins.
  2. Squat down into position, driving your hips back. Keep your chest and head up. Place your hands in an overhand grip on the barbell. Your arms should be straight with a slight bend at the elbow.
  3. In one fluid motion, explode up and off the ground as you pull the bar high, leading with your elbows. Your feet will leave the ground.
  4. Land softly and lower yourself back to the starting position.
Primary muscle group(s):
Shoulders
Secondary:
Abs, Neck & Upper Traps
  1. Stand with your back straight, holding a barbell with an overhand grip slightly less than shoulder width apart.
  2. The bar should be level with the tops of your thighs.
  3. Keep your arms extended with a slight bend at the elbows. This is the start position.
  4. Exhale and using the sides of your shoulders lift the bar.
  5. As you do so, raise your elbows up and out to the side.
  6. Keep the bar close to your body as you raise it.
  7. Continue  lifting the bar until it is just below your chin. Pause for a count of one.
  8. Return to the start position in a single smooth movement. Inhale as you do so.
  9. Repeat.

This exercise can be performed using a straight bar attached to a low pulley or using dumbbells.

Primary muscle group(s):
Shoulders
Secondary:
Abs, Biceps, Forearms, Upper Back & Lower Traps
  1. Holding a dumbbell in each hand,stand with your feet shoulder width apart.
  2. The dumbbells should be resting on your thighs with your palms facing in.
  3. Lift the dumbbells straight up in single smooth movement until they are just below your chin making sure to keep your shoulders back and your elbows out.
  4. At the top of the movement, flex or squeeze your biceps and forearms. Hold for a count of one.
  5. Return to the starting position slowly to keep tension on the muscles.
  6. Repeat.

This exercise can be performed using a barbell,EZ bar or a cable station with a straight bar or EZ bar attachment.

Bulgarian Split Squats
4 sets
15 reps
Set 1 of 4
Rest before next set
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Primary muscle group(s):
Quadriceps
Secondary:
Abs, Calves, Hamstrings
  1. Stand up straight while holding two dumbbells. Maintain a tight core and flat back as you carefully place your right foot on top of a bench behind you with toes facing down. 
  2. Bend at the front knee as you drop the back knee, maintaining perfect form. Front knee should not go over the toes.
  3. Allow your thigh to come to parallel with the floor.
  4. Pause then slowly return to the starting position without locking out your knee.
  5. Repeat then switch sides once set is complete.
Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Quadriceps
Secondary:
Abs, Calves, Hamstrings
  1. Stand straight with your feet hip width apart, arms fully extended and your hands by your sides.
  2. Raise your left foot from the floor, extending your leg out in front of you.
  3. As you do so, raise both arms out in front of you in a smooth arc for balance. This is the start position.
  4. In a controlled movement, lower your body toward the floor by bending your right knee while pushing your hips back as if sitting down in a chair.
  5. Continue this downward movement until your right thigh is parallel to the floor.
  6. Hold for a count of one.
  7. Return to the start position by pushing down through your right heel and straightening your leg. Lower your arms to the start position as you do so.
  8. Repeat.

Beginner – this exercise can be completed by placing your hand on a chair, bench, parallel bar or other support to one next to you. Advanced – this exercise can be completed holding dumbbells down by your side, or a kettlebell to your chest to add resistance.

Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Quadriceps
Secondary:
Abs, Calves, Hamstrings
  1. Holding a dumbbell in each hand, stand with your feet shoulder width apart.
  2. Keep your shoulders back. And your back straight.
  3. Take a long stride forward with your right leg. Your right foot should be in a position, that when you bend your right knee, your upper and lower leg form a 90 degree angle.
  4. Slowly bend both your knees, to lower your hips until your left (rear) knee is just above the floor. Hold for a count of one.
  5. Return to the start position by slowly straightening your legs and raising your body back to a standing position.
  6.  Complete all the repetitions for one set full set, then switch legs, or you can alternate between legs for each rep.

Do not let your knee travel past your toes in the down position as this can cause instability and injury.

Seated Leg Curls
4 sets
12 reps
Set 1 of 4
Rest before next set
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Primary muscle group(s):
Hamstrings
Secondary:
Glutes & Hip Flexors
  1. Adjust the seated leg curl machine to position the footpad just above your heels.
  2. Sit upright and engage your abs as you position your legs in front of you.
  3. Begin to curly your legs back slowly towards you and flex your calf muscles as you do so.
  4. Return to the starting position by extending the legs in front of you again.

Tip: Try not to swing the weight or execute the movement too quickly.

Primary muscle group(s):
Hamstrings
Secondary:
Glutes & Hip Flexors
  1. Lie face down on a leg curl machine and lock your heels under the foot pad. Make sure your legs are fully extended and the foot pads are resting on the back of your ankles.
  2. If the machine is equipped with handles, grip them. If not, grip the front of the pad you are lying on.
  3. Remaining flat on the bench, with no arching of your spine, curl your legs up in a smooth arcing motion by bending your knees until your hamstrings are fully contracted. Hold for a count of one.
  4. Slowly lower your legs to the starting position in a smooth arcing motion.
  5. Repeat

Don't use so much weight for this exercise that you need to swing or jerk the weight up. Doing so can cause injury to your lower back and / or hamstrings. Start with a lower weight until your strength increases.

Primary muscle group(s):
Hamstrings
Secondary:
Glutes & Hip Flexors
  1. Begin with a light weight and stand facing the machine. Position one leg for the lift by hooking it under the weight pad.
  2. Make sure the pads are in a comfortable position around your ankle in order to involve the heel in the movement. Don’t position the pads too high on the calf.
  3. Grab hold of the support handles.
  4. Flex your knee and lift the pad upwards as far as you can towards your buttocks as you exhale.
  5. Lower the leg to the starting position.
Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Hamstrings, Quadriceps
Secondary:
Abs, Calves
  1. Lie on the ground with a TRX Suspension Strap at your feet. Lift both your feet into the strap, making sure they are secure. Tighten your core and place your hands at your sides.
  2. Drive your hips up while maintaining a straight line with your body. Curl your feet in, moving them towards your butt. Maintain balance with your hands on the ground.
  3. Once your feet reach your butt, slowly extend your feet back to the starting position. Do not allow your hips to drop. Contract the core during the entire movement.
Donkey Kicks
3 sets
20 reps
Set 1 of 3
Rest before next set
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Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors
Secondary:
Abs
  1. Position yourself on all fours on a mat.
  2. Position your hands underneath your shoulders and place your knees under your hips.
  3. Keep your right knee bent at 90 degrees and flex the foot as you lift the knee until it is level with the hip.
  4. Lower the knee without touching the floor and repeat the lift.
  5. Once you’ve completed the reps on the right leg, switch legs.
Primary muscle group(s):
Abs, Lower Back
Secondary:
Glutes & Hip Flexors
  1. Position yourself on all fours with knees underneath the hips and wrists under the shoulders.
  2. Engage your abs and keep your spine neutral, pulling the shoulder blades towards the hips.
  3. Lengthen the left leg until it is straight out and in line with your hips while simultaneously raising and straightening your right arm until it is parallel to the floor. Keep your head and shoulders aligned at all times.
  4. Gently lower your arm and leg back to the starting position and alternate with the other arm and leg.
Primary muscle group(s):
Abs
Secondary:
Glutes & Hip Flexors
  1. Lie face down on a flat bench with your hips on the edge of the bench. Fully extend your legs and raise your feet up from the floor so that they are in line with your body .
  2. Place your arms on top of the bench, using them to hold on to the front edge of the bench for stability.
  3. Squeeze your glutes and hamstrings and straighten your legs until they are level with your hips. This is the start position.
  4. Start the exercise by raising you left leg higher than your right leg.
  5. Then lower the left leg as you lift the right leg and so on.
  6. Alternate in this manner  until you have done all repetitions for each leg.

When performing this exercise, breathe normally. As your strength increases, you can add ankle weights.

Adductor Knee Raises
3 sets
20 reps
Set 1 of 3
Rest before next set
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Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors
Secondary:
Abs
  1. Position yourself on all fours on a mat with your palms flat and shoulder-width apart. Place your knees hip-width apart and bend them at a 90 degree angle.
  2. Try to relax your core so that your back and abs are in a natural position.
  3. Maintain this posture as you raise your right knee and bring it as close to your chest as you can.
  4. Now raise your right thigh out to the side, keeping the hips still.
  5. Kick your raised leg straight back slowly until it is in line with your torso.
  6. Reverse the movement to return to the starting position.
Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors
  1. Lie on your right side on top of a yoga mat or other soft surface.
  2. Brace your core and make sure your body is in a straight line. Keep your right hand on the ground and your left hand on your hip.
  3. Slowly lift the left leg into the air, keeping it straight during the exercise.
  4. Slowly lower your left leg. Complete the set then repeat with the other leg.
Lying Side Leg Lifts
3 sets
20 reps
Set 1 of 3
Rest before next set
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Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors
  1. Lie on your right side on top of a yoga mat or other soft surface.
  2. Brace your core and make sure your body is in a straight line. Keep your right hand on the ground and your left hand on your hip.
  3. Slowly lift the left leg into the air, keeping it straight during the exercise.
  4. Slowly lower your left leg. Complete the set then repeat with the other leg.
Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Quadriceps
Secondary:
Hamstrings
  1. Place your feet at shoulder width apart while keeping your chest up and your abdominals braced.
  2. Bend at the knees and drive your hips back as if you’re sitting in a chair. Continue to lower your body until your upper legs are parallel to the floor.
  3. Then drive your hips forward and push through your quads and glutes  to return to a standing position.
  4. Just as you reach the standing position, lift your chosen leg out to the side; it should be straight.
  5. Lower your leg back so that you return to the starting position and repeat for the other side!
Weighted Glute Bridges
3 sets
20 reps
Set 1 of 3
Rest before next set
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Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors
Secondary:
Abs, Lower Back
  1. Select an appropriate weight for the plate you will be using. Place it next to where you will be laying.
  2. Lay on flat on your back. Bend your knees, bringing your feet towards your hips. Bring the plate up and on to your pelvic area.
  3. Tighten your core, flatten your back, and make sure your feet are firmly on the ground. Raise your hips up, creating a straight line from your head to your knees.
  4. Slowly lower your hips and repeat the movement.
Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors
Secondary:
Lower Back
  1. Position your upper back on a padded bench so that your body runs perpendicular to the bench. 
  2. Align your feet so they are about shoulder width apart, with the soles flat on the box with your back and hips elevated from the floor.
  3. Slowly lower your body into the gap between the bench and the box allowing your toes to point upward as you do so.
  4. Lift your body upwards using the muscles in your lower back and glutes all the way to the top of the extension.
  5. Tense you glutes holding the top position before lowering your body back down for the next rep.
Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Hamstrings
Secondary:
Abs, Lower Back
  1. Lie on an exercise mat with your knees bent so that your feet are flat on the floor. Keep your back straight.
  2. Place your hands out to your sides palms flat for stability.
  3. Raise your glutes off the floor by extending your hips upward while pushing down through you heels.
  4. Continue until your back, hips and thighs are in a straight line. Hold for a count of one.
  5. Return to the start position by lowering your hips back to the floor.
  6. Pause then repeat.
Jump Squats
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Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Quadriceps
Secondary:
Abs, Calves, Hamstrings
  1. Stand with your feet hip width apart. Your toes should be pointing straight ahead or only slightly outward.
  2. Cross your arms in front of your body, place your hands behind your head or at the sides of your head.
  3. Keep your weight on your heels and bend your knees while lowering your hips towards the ground as if you are sitting down on a chair.
  4. Keep your back straight at all times.
  5. Continue until you feel a slight stretch in your quadriceps. Do not let your knees extend out beyond the level of your toes.
  6. Pause for a count of one.
  7. In an explosive movement, drive down through your heels pushing yourself up of the floor with your quads.
  8. At the same time extend our arms out above you.
  9. Land with your knees slightly bent to absorb the impact.
  10. Repeat
Primary muscle group(s):
Calves, Hamstrings, Quadriceps
Secondary:
Abs, Glutes & Hip Flexors
  1. Begin standing tall with a tight core. Your chest will be up and your gaze will be straight ahead. Bend at the knees and drive your hips back as you lower yourself into a squat position.
  2. Launch yourself up while simultaneously twisting to the other side. Your body will perform a 180 degree turn in midair.
  3. Land with bent knees and immediately go right into another jump squat, turning to the starting position. Repeat this alternating pattern.
Primary muscle group(s):
Quadriceps
Secondary:
Abs, Hamstrings
  1. Place your feet at shoulder width apart while keeping your chest up and your abdominals braced.
  2. Begin the movement by swinging your arms up towards your shoulders. At the same time, bend at the knees and drive your hips back like you’re sitting in a chair.
  3. Once your upper thighs are parallel with the ground, pause, then drive your hips forward to return to the starting position.
Kettlebell One-Legged Deadlifts
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Primary muscle group(s):
Lower Back
Secondary:
Abs, Glutes & Hip Flexors, Hamstrings
  1. Hold a kettlebell by the handle in one hand using a neutral grip.
  2. Stand on the leg that is on the same side that you are holding the kettlebell.This is the start position.
  3. Bending that knee slightly, bend at the hip, and extend your free leg behind you for balance.
  4. Continue lowering the kettlebell until your torso is parallel to the ground.
  5. Return to the upright position in a smooth movement.
  6. Repeat.
Primary muscle group(s):
Hamstrings
Secondary:
Abs, Calves, Glutes & Hip Flexors
  1. Stand tall with a tight core while holding a pair of dumbbells. Keeping your chest up and your gaze straight ahead, shift all of your bodyweight to your left foot. Bend the right knee, allowing the right foot to lift off the ground.
  2. Maintaining a flat back, tilt your upper body forward. Do not allow the dumbbells to pull you down. Control your descent. Simultaneously, allow the right foot to counterbalance the shift in weight.
  3. Feel the contraction in your hamstrings and pause once your upper body is parallel with the ground. Slowly return to the starting position.
Lunge Front Kicks
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Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Quadriceps
Secondary:
Abs, Calves, Hamstrings
  1. Stand straight up with a tight core and flat back. Keep your gaze focused straight ahead as you step back with your right leg.
  2. As you step forward into the starting position, launch the right leg into a front kick. Use the left side hand to touch your toe, if you are able to.
  3. Return your right leg to the starting position. Repeat on other side. Keep alternating until you complete the set.
Primary muscle group(s):
Quadriceps
Secondary:
Calves, Glutes & Hip Flexors
  1. Stand straight – that’s the starting position. Step forward with your left leg and slowly lower your body until your front knee is bent at least 90 degrees, while your rear knee is just off the floor. Keep your torso upright the entire time. Look forward.
  2. Pause, then push off your left foot off the floor and return to the starting position as quickly as you can.
  3. On your next rep, step forward with your right leg. Continue to alternate back and forth—doing one rep with your left, then one rep with your right.
Primary muscle group(s):
Hamstrings, Quadriceps
Secondary:
Calves, Glutes & Hip Flexors
  1. Standing with a braced core and flat back, bring your hands together at chest height. Position your feet to be at hip-width.
  2. Beginning with the right foot, step backward and across your left foot. Simultaneously, bend the left knee and drop it towards the ground.
  3. Stop when the front right knee is parallel with the ground. Push off the ground with your right foot and return to the starting position.
Barbell Squats
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Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Quadriceps
Secondary:
Abs, Calves, Hamstrings, Lower Back
  1. Set up the barbell on the squat rack so that it is at the same height as your upper chest.
  2. Position your body under the bar, with knees bent so that the bar is resting high on the back of your shoulders.
  3. Grip the bar with your hands comfortably wider than your shoulders.
  4. Slowly straighten your legs to push upwards, lifting the barbell from the rack and take one step forward.
  5. Stand with your legs shoulder width apart.
  6. Bend your knees forward and allow your hips to bend back as if sitting down,
  7. Continue this movement down until your thighs are parallel to the floor or slightly more, making sure your knees are pointing in the same direction as your feet.
  8. Hold for a count of one.
  9. Push up through your heels while straightening your hips and knees, until you are standing in the start position.
  10. Make any adjustments necessary to your stance and grip before continuing on the next repetition.

Do not rest the bar on your neck. Keep your head facing forward at all times. Keep your back straight throughout the entire movement.

Primary muscle group(s):
Glutes & Hip Flexors, Hamstrings, Quadriceps
Secondary:
Calves
  1. Begin by positioning a barbell at or just below shoulder level in the squat rack. Behind the squat rack, place a tall wooden box or chair. Place yourself underneath the barbell. Make sure the bar is across your upper traps and NOT on your neck.
  2. Place your feet outside of shoulder-width with your toes pointed slightly out. Brace your core and keep your chest up.
  3. Bend at the knees as you drive your hips back. Lower yourself slowly until your butt touches the box. Pause then drive your hips forward to return to the starting position.
Primary muscle group(s):
Quadriceps
Secondary:
Calves, Glutes & Hip Flexors, Hamstrings, Lower Back
  1. With your feet shoulder-width apart, stand with dumbbells as your sides with your palms facing each other.
  2. Keeping your back straight and facing forward, squat down until your thighs are parallel to the floor.
  3. Pause for one second.
  4. Pushing up from your heels, raise back up to starting position and repeat.
Primary muscle group(s):
Hamstrings, Quadriceps
Secondary:
Calves, Glutes & Hip Flexors
  1. Begin the movement by stepping on to a resistance band with your feet at shoulder-width, toes pointed slightly out.
  2. Bring your hands to your shoulders, keeping the handles of the band behind your shoulders. Brace your core and keep your chest up.
  3. Bend first at the knees then at the hips. Be sure to keep the chest up and abdominals tight. There should be no arch in your back.
  4. Pause when your thighs are parallel with the floor, then slowly return to the starting position, feeling the tension from the band in your quadriceps.
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