Workout Routines

The chicken-leg elimination workout

The routine for beefing up your tree trunks.

Gut-Check Workouts: The routine to detonate a high-calorie food bomb
Duration 45
Exercises 4
Equipment Yes

If you love the gym, chances are you don't mind squats. But if you're more of the "kinda-workout-to-stay-fit" guy, you probably despise them. Too bad. It's going to be the cornerstone of this routine for one simple reason: it works better than any other exercise. There's really not much to it after that. Just put in the work, and make sure to eat up. Oh, don't forget to work in some stiff-leg deadlifts on back day.

For more routines such as The Man-Boob Elimination Workout and The Love-Handle Elimination Workout, go to MENSFITNESS.com/EliminationWorkouts

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The elimination workout series The chicken-leg elimination workout

Exercise 1.

Squat You'll need: Elastic Band How to
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5 sets
8 reps
-- rest

Exercise 2.

Dumbbell Squat You'll need: Dumbbells How to
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5 sets
10 reps
-- rest

Exercise 3.

Walking Lunge You'll need: Dumbbells How to
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4 sets
8 reps
-- rest

Exercise 4.

Barbell Calf Raise You'll need: Barbell How to
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5 sets
15 reps
-- rest
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