Leg training isn’t just about appearance – training both your upper and lower body will lead to fewer muscle imbalances and less risk of injury. Training legs can also improve your performance in heavy lifts – because strong legs provide a strong platform for your body to push off – as well as your running performance.
This summer, the biggest action film to watch will be Bad Boys For Life – the third instalment in the Bad Boys film franchise. But while the film reunites top stars Will Smith and Martin Lawrence for plenty of shoot-em-up action and witty banter, it also features another face that many would recognise – Alexander Ludwig.
Here’s the thing, your body has a harder time converting protein into a non-protein substance, and no study has yet conclusively shown how much protein you can eat before your body starts changing it to fat. Chances are, though, that the protein-to-fat ceiling is pretty darn high, because tons of studies have researched what happens when people eat lots of protein, and none has reported changes in body fat composition.
Generally speaking, leg day is most guys least favourite day. It’s big muscle groups so it’s taxing and painful, which is exactly why it’s good for you. It stresses the body out and causes it to release growth hormone, which benefits your whole body. Add this tried-and-tested legs and back workout to your routine and you’ll be well on your way to full-body strength. Now, that’s done, it’s chest and arms next, probably most guys favourite days.
From his glory days in the ring as the WWE’s biggest draw to starring in a recent slew of box office smash hits, Dwayne Johnson, aka, The Rock, has always been a born entertainer. But in spite of his reputation as Hollywood’s resident gym-freak, there’s more to The Rock’s success than weights and workouts alone.