This leg and core strength workout focuses on building lower body power, strength and endurance and finishes with a core strength builder. You’ll need a barbell and a box or bench to complete this workout. Give it a try for a complete lower body and core strength training session.

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Leg and Core Strength Workout

The workout consists of 3 circuits. Two will hit the lower body including the hamstrings, quads and glutes and one will target the core, hitting the back, obliques and abs. You’ll complete 3 rounds of each circuit. Try to move through the exercises as quickly as possibly with little to no rest and then take about 60 seconds rest before repeating. Rest as needed between each circuit.

Lower Body Circuit 1

Complete 3 Rounds:

  • 15 jump squats – as high as possible
  • 15 deadlifts
  • 15 lateral goblet step-ups/per leg (use a kettlebell or dumbbell)
  • Rest 60 seconds

Lower Body Circuit 2

Complete 3 Rounds:

  • 15 jumping lunges – as high as possible
  • 15 barbell front squats
  • 15 goblet Bulgarian split squats/leg
  • Rest 60 seconds

Core Strength Circuit

Complete 3 Rounds:

  • 45 seconds side plank left
  • 15 supermans
  • 45 seconds side plank right
  • 15 v-ups
  • Rest 60 seconds

Equipment Needed

  • One barbell and some weight plates for the deadlifts and fronts squats. Ideally you’ll use a heavier weight for the deadlifts than you do for the front squats. If you don’t have access to a barbell, you can use dumbbells or kettlebells for both of these exercise.
  • One box or bench for the step-ups and Bulgarian split squats.
  • One dumbbell or kettlebell for the goblet step-ups and split squats.

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