Get a Leg Up
Powerful, strong legs are paramount for overall power, athletic dominance and symmetrical balance. So why do so many "bros" skip leg day or bring the intensity of a poodle pumped up on estrogen.
Well, for one, they can hide weak development with 90s retro bodybuilding pants but the main reason is they don’t want to do the hard work. Tom Platz and Branch Warren have the two best sets of wheels to ever grace the bodybuilding stage and what do they have in common? Only being the two hardest-working bodybuilders of all-time.
For a leg-training workout to be productive it has to be an intense and brutal session—except for a few genetic anomalies, there is no way around it. Your legs are made up of the largest muscles in your body so you gotta train heavy! Ronnie Coleman did reps with 800 pounds in the squat.
Big legs require big weights, right? However, there is more. Besides the amazing strength of the legs, they have tons of endurance. Everywhere you walk, bike, or play, you use your legs. For this reason, legs need a lot of volume.
Let’s take a look at seven exercises to work your legs to exhaustion.