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Lower Body

Injury/Pain

Compartment Syndrome: A Primer

Often mistaken as shin splints, compartment syndrome is a serious injury of the lower legs.

Movements

Sumo Squat

This simple move is a great way to stretch your groin and prepare your glutes, quads, and hamstrings for training.

Injury/Pain

Everything You Need to Know About Quadriceps Strains

A quadriceps strain occurs when the thigh muscles or tendons are stretched beyond their normal limits.

Injury/Pain

How to Avoid and Treat a Torn Meniscus

What to do if you tear your meniscus.

Injury/Pain

Ruptured Achilles Tendon: What You Need to Know

Learn what to do if you rupture your Achilles tendon.

Movements

Overhead Squat (TRX)

This variation on a classic will work your lower body and your pillar strength.

Movements

Leg Curl (Slide)

Shore up your hamstrings and glutes with this challenging movement.

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How to Train for Ski Mountaineering

Tuning up your skis for the season? Give your body a tune up while you're at it with these training tips for the mountain.

Movement

Q&A: Resistance Band Exercises for Runners

How to train your full body with nothing more than a band.

Training

Strength Training 101

Build strength, size, and explosive power with a game-changing approach to resistance training.

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Your Own Stanley Cup Workout

Even if you never lace up a pair of skates, here’s how training like a hockey player can help you stay fit and healthy.

Training

Stability Ball Training 101

This primer shows how to use a stability ball to improve balance, stability, and strength.

Movements

Leg Curl (Stability Ball)

Strengthen your hamstrings and stabilize your lower back with this move.

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Jump Out of the Gym

Strengthen your legs and leap higher with these innovative exercises.

Movements

Rotational Chop - Split Squat

This total body exercise will work your legs, abs, shoulders and triceps.

Movements

Overhead Press - Split Squat Alternating Dumbbell

Build strength in your shoulders while challenging the stability in your legs.

Movements

Split Squat - with Rotation (Dowel)

This movement will challenge your glutes, legs and torso.

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How to Reduce Soreness During Your First Ski Trip

Steeps, bumps, powder, and even groomers are bound to leave you feeling sore. Here's what to do about it.

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How to Improve Balance for Snowboarding

From the big picture to the finer points, performance specialist Craig Friedman explains how to improve your balance for the slopes.

Movements

Drop Squat to Jump and Stabilize

Boost your vertical with this plyometric exercise.