Testosterone Boosting Leg Workouts for CrossFit Athletes

6. LEG WORKOUTS – MOBILITY

If you struggle to get into or out of the hole, then mobility could be a factor. It doesn’t matter if you are incredibly strong, without being able to get low enough, it will become difficult to access and apply that strength and use it to generate the necessary power and speed to complete the movement.

Try this mobility warm up routine to activate your:

  • Inner thighs
  • Glutes
  • Hips


Featured image & Squat © NERO @ RX’d Photography

Dead Squat © Brian Casad

Dmitry Klokov © Pause Squats Dmitry Klokov

Duck Walk © Kevin Bani Youtube

Mobility Exercises © Range of Motion

So there you have it. There unequivocal evidence that training legs not only increases testosterone, but other important hormones too.

What’s more, by training legs, you’re going to jack up your metabolic rate and hugely improve athletic performance. No excuses is there?

[1] Ronnestad, BR et al. Physiological elevation of endogenous hormones results in superior strength training adaptation. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2011; 111(9): 2249-59

[2] Shaner, AA et al. The acute hormonal response to free weight and machine weight resistance exercise. J Strength Cond Res. 2014 28(4): 1032-40

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