Leg Exercises

Leg Day with Steve Weatherford: The Explosive Legs Workout

The NFL's fittest man crafted this routine to power his legs on the field. Can you attack this challenge?

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Duration 60 min
Exercises 7
Equipment Yes

Steve Weatherford is a beast on and off the field, garnering a reputation as the fittest guy in the NFL and making rounds as an emerging personality through charity and TV. But what does he do in the gym? In this special series, we asked Weatherford to craft and share three workouts that he uses to train at the New York Giants' gym in New Jersey. We followed him there to film each set so you can follow along and see how he does it.

Check out the video, and make sure to follow the routine at the gym using the workout details below.

The Explosive Legs Workout

Exercise 1

Hang Clean You'll need: Barbell How to
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4 sets
4 reps
90 sec rest
Use 80 percent of your 1RM

Exercise 2

Back Squat You'll need: Barbell, Squat Rack How to
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4 sets
4-6 reps
90 sec rest
*With Chain Attachment

Exercise 3

Sumo Squat You'll need: Dumbbells How to
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3 sets
10 reps
90 sec rest

Exercise 4

Alternating Jump Lunge You'll need: No Equipment How to
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3 sets
10 reps
90 sec rest

Exercise 5

Single-Leg Extension
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3 sets
10-12 reps
90 sec rest

Exercise 6

Single-Leg Curl
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3 sets
10-12 reps
90 sec rest

Exercise 7

High Box Jump You'll need: Box How to
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4 sets
5 reps
90 sec rest
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