Athlete/Celebrity Workouts

Leg Day with Steve Weatherford: The Heavy Legs Workout

With the NFL postseason complete, we're ending the trilogy with the toughest routine yet.

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steve weatherford heavy leg day
Duration 60 min
Exercises 7
Equipment Yes

What does the fittest guy in the NFL do when he's really in the mood for a hammy-hammering, quad-crushing leg day? He goes heavy. Right on time for start of the offseaon, here comes the third workout in our "Leg Day with Steve Weatherford" series. Rest assured, these exercises are intense and are sure to have you wobbling out of the gym. Each phase comprises at least three sets of exercises designed to give you a leg day fit for legends.

The Heavy Legs Workout

Exercise 1

Barbell Power Clean You'll need: Barbell How to
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4 sets
3 reps
30-60 sec rest

Exercise 2

Barbell Squat You'll need: Barbell How to
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4 sets
8-10 reps
-- rest
*Go slightly deeper than average.

Exercise 3

Barbell Deadlift You'll need: Barbell How to
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4 sets
6-8 reps
30-60 sec rest

Exercise 4

Barbell Step-Up You'll need: Barbell, Box How to
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4 sets
8-10 reps
30-60 sec rest

Exercise 5

Leg Extension How to
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3 sets
to failure reps
30-60 sec rest

Exercise 6

Swiss Ball Leg Curl
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3 sets
10 reps
30-60 sec rest

Exercise 7

Standing Barbell Calf Raise on Floor You'll need: Barbell How to
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3 sets
7 reps
30-60 sec rest
*On a plate using three different foot positions for a total of 21 reps.
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