Blogs about Leg Exercises

Want a Rounder Butt For Summer?

Summer is here and so is swimsuit season. What’s hotter than a nice round butt at the beach? Nothing! We all want this rounder fuller butt. Well in this post, I will give you three good exercises to get the best bum this summer.

Move while you fly with these easy in-flight leg exercises

Exercise is important at any age. But no matter how active your lifestyle, there will be times when sitting still is your only option. When you take a long flight, you are potentially staying seated in the same position for eight or more hours. 

THE BEST EXERCISE YOU'RE NOT DOING

 This is going to be a weekly series on exercise that have the biggest bang for your buck and also make your everyday life easier. Today it's the staggered single leg dead lift.

SPICE UP YOUR CORE ROUTINE..........

Everyone loves core work, right? My latest on AAA. Enjoy http://alwaysactiveathletics.com/spice-up-your-core-routine/

Improve your balance today

 Walking, running, going up and down stairs or playing your favorite sport. What do all these have in common? To some degree, all involve single leg balance. Putting one foot in front of the other.

3 EXERCISES YOU CAN DO AT HOME EVERYDAY

During this busy time of the year when your exercise get pushed to the background do these 3 moves to help stay in shape and to feel less guilty. 1. Wall squats- 30 seconds -1 min- Works on your leg and your mental toughness.

“Since I do plenty of cardio I don’t need to do any leg work...”

This is a common misconception in the gym.  And here are the reasons why… 

OUT WITH THE OLD.....IN WITH THE NEW.......

There’s a constant focus on what is new, flashy and trendy. For example. P90X, Insanity, Zumba, Shake weight. Just kidding on the shake weight. Still wanted to see if you were still reading. And, to a certain extent, that’s fine. But in pursuing the new, the cutting-edge and the fresh, we can sometimes overlook the basics.

Best way to grow those calves???

When thinking of ways to build up and give some shape to our calves, we must think of how they are typically “built” from a genetic standpoint on most of us. You see, the majority of us have a lot of slow twitch muscle fibers down there as they must endure a lot of walking around all day and those slow twitch muscles do not respond to growth very well (size). 

EXERCISE- KEEPING IT SIMPLE

PLEASE READ IF YOU FIND IT HARD TO MAKE TIME FOR EXERCISE.   We are bombarded by the media constantly with the latest in diet and exercise fads. They all promise great results, and for a time they... may just do that. But are you going to stick with this for the next six months? For a year?