Good news. I was able to take a miserably hard exercise and make even more challenging.
It's ok. You can hold the applause and thank me later. Let's get to the good stuff.
I talk a lot about the posterior chain (hamstrings and glutes) a lot because most people are incredibly weak in these areas and this weakness often leads to other issues that end with pain in the lower body or low back.
Improving strength in the posterior chain is a must. And if you are a person who plays a sport or does any kind of activity that requires quick changes of direction then training the posterior chain hard is necessary.
If you are not familiar with hamstring drops, see below to see what you are getting yourself into.
In my opinion, this is one of the more difficulty exercises you can perform for the lower body. And, this actually has progressions you could do before moving to the one I will share today. Here are three:
Man this is going to be fun.
The exercise that I am writing about is a hamstring drop with the ball where you lower down with one leg and come back up with both legs.
I know, awesome, right?
Definitely spend some time with the other forms of this movement before moving on to the video below.
I always love to hear what people think about these types of exercises, so if you try it, let me know what you think.