“Truly great thoughts are conceived while walking’’ – Friedrich Nietzsche
When thinking about exercise, many of us only tend to focus on problem areas or cardiovascular training. Lower body strength, however, plays a vital role in maintaining overall health and executing daily activities.
Benefits of strengthening the lower body muscle groups:
The type of strength training will depend on your fitness goals. Make sure to always do a proper warm up before engaging in any kind of exercise. Avoid static stretching exercises before your workout and rather engage exercises that require movement. Here are a few basic leg strengthening exercises.
Warm up: Jogging in the garden, bum kicks and side shuffles.