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6 most common mistakes in leg training

The most important rule for success is to exercise your legs enough to keep them strong. If your legs are not strong, you'll never be able to keep your upper body in shape. Weak legs can also cause injury while playing sports. Here are the 5 most common mistakes when training legs.

Do not train your legs regularly: This is a common mistake made by athletes. Most people think they have reached a point where their legs are strong enough and simply stop training them. Not exercising your legs can make them really weak and it is not healthy if you just focus on the upper body and ignore the rest.

Practice exercise the wrong way: Practicing an exercise in the wrong way is more detrimental than not exercising. If you are performing the regular exercises in the wrong way, avoiding what is really necessary to facilitate the training session, it will not be good to strengthen your legs.

Avoiding squats: Practicing exercises with a machine may seem like an easier option, but it is certainly one of the common leg training mistakes. Do not ignore the squatting. The squat is the king of the development of strong legs.

Hamstring avoidance: This leg training mistake actually disrupts the overall development of your legs, even if you are exercising regularly with sufficient intensity. To make the leg muscles stronger, you should take the hamstring as seriously as the quadriceps.

Simple workout exercises: These exercises may be enough for ordinary people, but for athletes, it is important to maintain regular, intense workouts in the legs. This may seem difficult at first but remember that developing legs is not just to keep them healthy; is the force that also matters in the practice of sport.

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Text by Personal Trainers