Beef up your TREE TRUNKS

Sick and tired of being known as the guy with chicken legs? Interested in packing on pounds of new muscle mass to your upper legs? Here are six significant exercises that will help you develop a strong, healthy lower body

 

 

LEG PRESSES

Leg press machines furnish a substitute to the conventional squat by fetching the weight to you. These machine types feature either a 45-degree tilted ‘sled’ that boasts a platform and moving weight rack or a lever platform that moves horizontally from a seated position. The leg press machine has some distinctive rewards over other exercises and machines like it, particularly for its muscle targeting purposes.

 

 

THE PISTOL SQUAT

The Pistol or One Legged Squat is the ultimate king of lower-body exercises. The traditional barbell back squat just doesn’t hold a thread to the pistol. The pistol is a very tough exercise and those who can carry out the exercise with ease have startling leg strength as well as balance and elasticity. Start working on one leg like with one-legged squats. They may guard leg ligaments as well.

 

 

SPRINTS

Now it’s time to get some cardio into your lower body workout with sprints. Sprinting uses the same muscles as running, but requires that they are substantially more limber for short bursts of speed while avoiding injury. Running is powered by the legs, hips and glutes, so training the same muscles with a stress on speed will make you for sprinting. While training, avoid raising on the toes or pumping too high with the arms. Let the primary muscles used for running to supply power to sprint.

 

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