Put your legs to work with this 30-minute dumbbell session. Use the weights for a range of squats and lunges in blocks 1 to 3, then use your bodyweight for some floorwork in blocks 4 and 5. You’ll be doing 2 rounds of 2 exercises in each block with 10 reps for each:
Work your legs and glutes with a combo of conditioning and cardio in this 20-minute session. You’ll need weights for the strength work in blocks 1 and 3 – if you don’t have any dumbbells, you could use a full backpack, bottles of water or heavy books. In blocks 2 and 4 you’ll be doing a couple of...
Put your glutes and legs through their paces with this 30-minute lower body workout. Start with some floorwork before getting up and adding the weight to your shoulders – if you don’t have a barbell or dumbbells, you could use a heavy backpack. After some serious squats and lunges, you’ll get on ...
Strengthen and tone your leg muscles, glutes and abs with this 30-minute LBT class. You’ll be doing 3 blocks of 3 exercises, cycling through each exercise twice:
Block 1 – reverse lunge pulses, donkey kick pulses and side leg raises on both sides x2
Block 2 – glute bridge raises, glute bridges wi...
Welcome to the fourth session in our series of six Young People’s workouts. This class is all about working the muscles and joints in your legs and lower body to keep them strong and stable. This is really important as we spend a lot of time sitting down, not using our legs like we should be.
Stretch and mobilise your feet, legs and hips with this 20-minute session. For those suffering from lower body issues, you might want to try this class before your main exercise. If you have a foam roller grab it – but if not, you can skip that section and simply massage your legs instead.
Tone your legs and glutes as you build your lower body strength in this 30-minute workout:
Round 1 and 3 – goblet squats, curtsey lunges, stiff leg deadlifts, dumbbell bridges, side leg raises, kickbacks, sumo jacks, squats to curtseys, and back lunges with knee raises
Round 2 and 4 – sumo goblet...
Leg day? Strengthen your lower body and core with this 30-minute workout. You’ll be doing 3 rounds of 3 exercises – 45 seconds on, 15 seconds off – before switching up the mini circuit.
Circuit 1 – one and a quarter squats, cossack squats and glute bridge pulses
Circuit 2 – curtsy lunges, sumo sq...
Fire up your leg and glute muscles with this 30-minute session. You’ll cycle through each of the 3 exercises 3 times, doing 10 reps of each:
Part 1 – back squats, good mornings and lying leg abductions
Part 2 – reverse lunges with knee raises, sumo deadlifts, single leg raises.
If you want a real challenge on leg day, Panu shows you how you can incorporate a resistance band into your workout. You’ll be doing 3 rounds of 10 reps for each exercise including squats, crab steps and glute bridges.
In part one you’ll be doing squat jumps and curtsy lunges, part two: glute bridge walk outs and cossacks squats, and for part three you’ll finish with three-quarter side planks on each side – 3 rounds of 10 reps for each exercise.
Olivia shows how you can avoid common runners’ issues, such as muscle soreness and shin splints, by warming up your muscles before your run and stretching them afterwards. If you have a foam roller, make sure it’s nearby – if not, you can use self-massage instead.