Legs

The Real Reason to Strengthen Your Glutes

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Mike Siemens, M.S.

Exercising your behind doesn’t require a lot of time—or even any equipment—but consistency does count. Try incorporating these backside-minded bodyweight moves into your workout two to three times a week.

Top Two, Must-Do Exercises for Your Quads

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Mike Siemens, M.S.

Taking the time to work your quadriceps should be near the top of your strength-training to-do list. Exercises that specifically target and strengthen them can help reduce wear and tear on knee cartilage and will improve your hill climbing and biking power.

Your Mix-and-Match Lower Body Workout

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Darcy Force McCue

Keep your lower body moving in new ways—and your workout interesting—by shaking things up. Consider these moves, which target your lower back, gluteal muscles, hips and legs.