The Smith machine squat will allow you to safely squat a heavy weight in the absence of a spotter. Just make sure that you use the safety pins.
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The trap bar farmer's walk is a great whole-body exercise for improving functional fitness, enhancing unilateral leg strength, and boosting overall strength.
The trap bar deadlift is great for building glutes, legs, back and forearms; strengthening the core; improving functional fitness; and developing strength.
The machine seated hip abduction, an isolated pushing exercise, is essential for anyone who wants to develop their glutes.
Use the dumbbell box squat to eliminate the stretch reflex, making the exercise more difficult and allowing you to overload your muscles with less weight.
Use the barbell step-up to develop balance, coordination, core strength, and unilateral lower body strength.
The lunge is a brilliant exercise, helping you to develop coordination, balance, and the unilateral (one-sided) functional strength of your lower body.
Use the barbell front box squat to strengthen your front squat strength. It's also useful if you have knee problems, as it requires less weight.
The bodyweight squat is great for learning the very basics of squat form, such as how to keep your head up and torso upright as you descend.
The cable vertical Pallof press is a brilliant functional exercise for strengthening your core’s ability to resist lateral flexion forces. Use it to develop a...
The side plank hip adduction is a decent exercise that you can use at home to strengthen your core and work your inner thighs.
The lying single straight-leg hip extension is not an effective exercise for overloading your hamstrings. Use it only when you do not have access to a gym.