Lower Body Weight Training Exercises





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Published on Sep 12, 2013


Wright State University Army ROTC Raider Cadets demonstrate proper technique for lower body weight training exercises. The video was produced as an introductory step into physical fitness and weight training to ensure new and current Cadets gain knowledge of proper technique, proper use of equipment and above all, safety first!
The deadlift: Feet slightly wider than shoulder width apart, bar touching shins, back flat with eyes facing forward
Squats: Shoulder blades pulled back with bar across shoulders, feet slightly wider than shoulder width, hips back during the squat.
The lunge:
Lunges: May use dumbbells or bar, shoulder blades pulled back with bar across shoulders, step forward with the heel touching ground first, drive forcefully back to starting position, repeat with other leg.
The physio-ball leg curls: Lie on back with both feet on physio-ball, lift hips off the ground, focus on keeping body alignment, perform leg curl.
The dumbbell squat press: Hold two dumbbells at shoulder height, perform a full squat with hips back, explosively stand up and press dumbbells.

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