Over my years in the gym, I’ve developed a penchant for absolutely brutalizing my legs during training and as a result, I’ve built a set of wheels that attract second glances on the streets and reflections of awe in the gym.
You should see the looks I get when I tell people that I train my legs 3-4 times a week. From curing myself and my clients of having chicken legs, I’ve learned that leg training all comes down to three very important things.
1. Exercise Sequencing
The sequencing of how you approach your individual training sessions, especially your legs, will make a massive difference on multiple levels.
This is a trick I picked up from John Meadows and is something I’ve found to be impactful across all body parts. It will make your workouts more enjoyable, but perhaps more importantly, your strength levels will be greater when proper sequencing is used.
Proper sequencing will ensure that your legs are flooded with blood before you tackle any back, front, split, or hack squats. This is done by doing isolation movements, ideally hamstring-focused movements before moving onto quads.
ACTION STEP: Start each leg session with isolated hamstring work. This will warm up your pe…