The Very Best Leg Exercises for those who have Bad Knees

 

5 Best Leg Exercises for Knee Pain (SOLUTION FOR BAD KNEES!!)

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Knee Exercises for Pain Free Leg Workouts (NO MORE PAIN!)

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Leg Workout With Knee Pain

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Leg training with “bad” knees

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BEST And WORST Leg Exercises For Bad Knees!

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Got Bad Knees? An Inner Thigh Workout For You!

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Strong Legs / Strong Knees

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If you are working with a specific knee injury, get your doctor and/or physical therapist’s approval before attempting this workout. If you suffer from knee pain regularly, be sure to consult a. Best Leg Exercises For Bad Knees. 1. Reverse Lunge.

This is an effective lunge variation for strengthening the quadriceps, hamstrings and the glutes. Unlike the forward lunge, this 2. Box Squats. 3. Standing Calf Raises.

4. Side-Lying Leg Lifts. Quad and Hamstring Exercises to Strengthen Bad Knees. 1. Standing hip hinge. The ability to bend at the waist and engage the glutes and hamstrings to pull yourself back up plays an enormous role in 2. Seated leg extension. 3. Wall facing chair squats.

4. Low plank hold with knee flex. 3 HIIT. The Best Thigh Exercises for People with Bad Knees (Video!) by Jessica Smith. January 29, 2015. be sure to get your doctor and/or physical therapist’s approval before attempting this workout.

If you suffer from knee pain regularly, be sure to consult a professional for an expert diagnosis. Use resistance bands to perform thigh-toning moves such as leg kickbacks or side leg raises, which use your thigh muscles without putting stress on the knees. “Exercises such as walking, water aerobics, cycling, swimming, yoga and strength training all help improve the symptoms associated with arthritic knee. MORE: 6 Exercises To Help Your Knees Stop Cracking And Popping So Much. Inner-Thigh Leg Lifts.

Wearing ankle weights above the knee, lie on your left side, slightly back on your butt. Bend your. Lunges.

Deep Squats. We understand that knee pain can make it difficult to exercise. With that said, if you are overweight and want to start exercising but could use some extra support, this knee brace is a comfortable way to reduce knee pain, discomfort, and stress. See more knee support options.

Wearing ankle weights above the knee, lie on your left side, legs straight and together, with your left arm supporting your head. Keeping your right foot flexed and your body straight, slowly lift your right leg to about shoulder height, then slowly lower. Repeat with your left leg. 1.

People with arthritis of the knee can use exercise to improve symptoms and help to stop them from worsening. Learn more about 10 exercises to reduce pain, improve mobility, and strengthen the knee.

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It is muscular tension from the iliopsoas muscles that either lifts the knees or pulls the torso forward at an unattractive acute angle, and one remedy for this is to place 10-40 pound weights on your knees to hold them down.

“Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners” by David Coulter
from Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners
by David Coulter
Motilal Banarsidass, 2004

This exercise works the quadriceps (front of thighs), glutes (butt), and, indirectly, the hamstrings (back of thighs).

“15 Minutes to Fitness: Dr. Ben's SMaRT Plan for Diet and Total Health” by Charles Barkley, Vincent Ben Bocchicchio
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Slowly shift weight onto one foot and extend the other knee, keeping the knees and thighs side by side.

“Kinetic Control E-Book: The Management of Uncontrolled Movement” by Mark Comerford, Sarah Mottram
from Kinetic Control E-Book: The Management of Uncontrolled Movement
by Mark Comerford, Sarah Mottram
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Extend the knee on one side while still maintaining the thighs in line with each other.

“Pilates Anatomy” by Rael Isacowitz, Karen S. Clippinger
from Pilates Anatomy
by Rael Isacowitz, Karen S. Clippinger
Human Kinetics, 2019

These exercises include the hurdler’s stretch; the single-leg or double-leg inverted hurdler’s stretch; deep knee bends, lunges, or squats (with or without weights); the standing straight-leg toe touch; the arch or bridge; the standing torso twist (with or without weights); inversion; and the shoulderstand or plow.

“Science of Flexibility” by Michael J. Alter
from Science of Flexibility
by Michael J. Alter
Human Kinetics, 2004

Repeat the exercise as mentioned previously, but take one block and place it between your feet, place another block between the lower legs (shins), and a third block, the same size as the second, between the upper inner thighs.

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These are followed by short arc leg presses and endurance-type strengthening using a stationary bike and Stairmaster.

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from Campbell’s Operative Orthopaedics E-Book
by S. Terry Canale, James H. Beaty
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2012

Continue to relax forward, keeping your legs flat on the floor, until your fingers can grasp the big toe of each foot, your elbows can touch the floor, and your whole upper body can rest on your thighs, with your head on your knees or a little below them.

“Art and Science of Raja Yoga: Fourteen Steps to Higher Awareness, Based on the Teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda” by J. Donald Walters
from Art and Science of Raja Yoga: Fourteen Steps to Higher Awareness, Based on the Teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda
by J. Donald Walters
Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 2003

After bending both the legs from knees hold the bases of the feet together, bring them to the joints of the thighs and move the knees up and down as the wings of a butterfly for two minutes, repeat this exercise.

“Yog Its Philosophy & Practice” by Swami Ramdev
from Yog Its Philosophy & Practice
by Swami Ramdev
Divya Yog, 2006

DON’T do bent knee exercises, such as squats, deep knee bends, or 90-degree leg extensions.

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

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  • I can’t believe how your TMJ exercises have alleviated my occipital and shoulder neck pain in 2 days. I have been in so much pain for so long. I even got a Razodiomy for c 2,3 and 4.with very little help. After going to the dentist for a cleaning he discovered I was grinding down my teeth down even with my custom mouth guard and referred me to a TMJ Doctor. But I couldn’t get in for 2 weeks so I goggled TMJ and I found this no nonsense down to the point DO and to my amazement I am feeling so much better. I am so grateful for your knowledge and skill.

  • This Dr is amazing!! I was a frozen board. I been to PT, chiropractors, pain management but this Dr has the RIGHT exercises!!!!!!!

  • Dr, Thank you so much. The way how you are teaching us how to do it, it is the best of the best, because you are doing slowly with the gentleman, and speaking up all the work process. Lo mejor de lo mejor, Blessings

  • Oh god! thank you so much! I have good physical condition, but always wanted to tone my legs, however, people don’t believe me when I’m telling them I can not squat neither do lunges, so I stopped going to gyms. This is great:)

  • Hi sir,
    Now im in 8 month of post operation of
    ACL and meniscus surgery, bcz of quarantine i couldn’t go to gym and work it, these exercises are very useful to my knee right now Thank you����������

  • I got a hairline fracture on my knee when I was a kid. And my parents didn’t have health insurance so it didn’t heal properly and it cracks every time I walk. Sometimes it locks and I lose my balance.

  • I’ve been out of the gym for over a year since my patellar tendon tore the last january19. I’ve been so scared of tearing it again I haven’t done any weight-bearing exercises to my legs. this feels great at the moment, knees are still weak and cracking but this is helping me regain strength.

  • Great video.  I already see the good these exercises are going to do for me. Any particular rolling instruction for the foam roller and lacrosse ball? Thank you, thank you, thank you!

  • It’s 2020, I’m 65 and loving this workout. Luv luv luv her presence it makes it easier for me to do and complete. TODAH Rabah (thank you very much) sis. I hope you get my message ��

  • I just found this video and I want to thank you very much for sharing it with us. I have arthritis and can’t do any jumping. This is perfect! Thanks

  • I felt relief instantly after the first set of exercises! thank you for the in depth explanations of the workouts and what you should be feeling. This was very informative. I ruptured both my patellar tendons and I’m really trying to strengthen my legs so I can get back to playing sports. I subbed.

  • I cannot complete my thanks by just simply saying thank you, you have done so much and have shown that how people are struggling and you are giving them advice which is making them improve across the globe…. hats off to you. And thank you for giving me the areas in which I can work around my knee pain.

  • Lost weight and knees better. Cut carbs 90% and all joints and other ailments have seen major improvement. Never realized they could cause such inflammation. I have gotten best results from goblet squats and Romanian deadlifts. Like you say GOOD warmup. Get blood moving. Some days will use liniment type rub and slow warmups. 64 and feeling best in 20 yrs.
    enjoy your workouts and tips.

  • Thank you Buffy for your amazing workouts! The second exercise from the last, squeezing the big ball between my knees took me out! But next time I hope to complete the whole workout. I can really feel the burn with your workouts!

  • Thank you for the modifications…sometimes you just do not feel like being on your knees or you just want to try something different! ��

  • Knee pain sucks…

    But that doesn’t mean you can build strong legs (and have strong, comfortable knees too)… 

    Some of the exercises in today’s video will surprise you… 

    But you’ll be shocked by how some little tweaks to specific exercises can make a world of difference in performing leg exercises comfortably and effectively…

  • I’m surprised at how much I really like her personality and workouts. She makes me feel like I can workout with her and hang out with her as well.

  • Hi Gary. I’m a 50 year old male with a very stiff right knee due to cartilage issues. Watching your video during covid19 lockdown in New Zealand, whilst on my spin bike.

    Really informative and insightful video. I’ll be dropping the leg extension when my gym reopens, and focussing on barbell squat using just the 20kg barbell, plus trap deadlift and leg press, for lower body strengthening. Also going to drop lunges, I was doing the type you recommended but even those put too much load on my week knee.

    Thank heaps for sharing your knowledge in this excellent video.

  • You’ll always get good results from workouts that use ur own body weight as resistance. I love these moves with my Pilates workout!

  • Im Bob turning 50yrs this yr…your tips had been helping me alot from this video and my more…some apply to me and some don’t but still a good tips…
    Thank you from Singapore.

  • I am.so happy to find this video. I have good days & bad days with my knee but wanna workout. Squats were my favorite back in my younger days lol

  • Yasss ma’am cuz that last squat video ur referring to had my thighs in so much pain Baaaby I was tiptoeing to walk, so this is perfect for me…n ladies trust me this does work! This comes from a Pilates workout I used to do years ago; the Winsor Pilates DVDs n its awesome for the inner thighs frfr!!!

  • so I am 40 years old I’ve never been athletic always was afraid but I’m starting my journey and I do have really bad news no cartilage at all and I’m wondering should I stretch before I start this and how often should I do this as a beginner I’m really excited it’s a new year and I’m really looking forward to getting healthy I just don’t know where to start please please respond as soon as possible thank you I finally have the nerve just started for this again thank

  • Thanks again! My knees and ankles hurt when I do lunges and squats, so much that I have started to avoid some shoes, the treadmill, and exercise groups. I was starting to feel hopeless because I don’t like to get info from just anybody. Thank you and your lovely assistant!

  • Loved this vid…I have knee problems from old injuries and always put off much of the leg exercises to avoid pain. Really glad I ran into this video.

  • wonder if this would be good even though my knee pain hits me @ any given time I even have to use a walker not sure if I should yet try this being my issue relates also to sciatica nerve?

  • Hi Buffie.. I just did two Inner Thigh routines. The one with squats and the one without that’s easy on the knees.. I enjoyed them both.. I do have knee probs too.
    I have been reading how important water is for pains in
    the joints and back. Even how sometimes those pains are the body signal that it needs water just like when you feel thirsty. So more reasons to keep that water intake going.

  • I’m going to try this bcuz my right knee has been giving me problems especially When I do squats or lunges its painful. Thanks for this video ����

  • I have been watching Brickbuilt workouts with Ms. Buffie for 3 week now and my husband sees the difference and I like the hard work…Thanks….

  • I suffer from knee pain too particularly after squatting.

    I’m going to take your advice on board. Thanks for the wisdom Gert… Much appreciated.

  • I’m a new subscriber. This video helps a great deal for my legs and knees. I would appreciate very much if you could make a video for bulging discs. Because of this, I could exercise up to a certain limit. Thanks.

  • Thankyou for this, I just had hip and knee surgery so after recovery I wanted to get back into shape but my knee still isn’t 100% so I had to find one like this

  • Yes, new subscriber here. I’m about to get my cute shape back! I hate that I look at my pics from previous years and see how smaller I WAS, which means I am getting bigger as the years progress. Uhn uh, it’s crunch time lol and do you have any meal plans or suggestions to go along with your workouts?

  • This was amazing! Im 23 and this past couple of days ive been having intense knee pain. Ive been doing this workout and my legs feel amazing, your routine definitly works for me! Thank you very much!:)

  • I am so elated that I found your video, truly a God send. My knees are in so much pain from trying to do squats for the past two weeks. Thank you sis!

  • Great video! I’ve got osteoarthritis in my left knee so your recommendations are a great help for a 60+ year young guy. Could you also please do a video which good knee exercises to do with resistance bands?

  • Thanks for the video. I was prescribed forward lunges by a Physio at the Hospital after a torn meniscus, but it never felt right, so I don’t do those anymore. I quite like holding a squat on a wobble board. It feels safe. Let me know if anyone else likes this exercise.

  • Thanks. I’ve had 2 knee surgeries plus 2 bad falls afterwards. Forward lunges killed me today. But reverse lunges felt much better but I need to rest my knees for now.

  • I get it Gary but some of these exercises to avoid exercises are in the RA 40 program. I do have bad knees from a lot of running, my former career demands and a lot of out door activity. I have used all of these and had to be careful. Box jumps were never on the menu. I may rethink doing some of these exercises and do substitutions. The ym has been closed for nearly 8 weeks due to covid. The pandemic immediately impacted my life is so many ways. I had to work out at home,, all my musical activities and venues for selling my crafts canceled. I started out working out at home but the stress for the drastic life changes send me reeling into depression and anxiety attacks.I lost interest in working out but still remained active outside when the weather allowed it and I found some energy. Most of the time I felt drained. I did a lot of gardening and prepping for planting, did a lot of cleaning and work on music. I have posted a lot of songs on YouTube. That and prayer kept me going but not at the speed I was at. I have felt isolated and most days forced myself to go though the motions. I usually have a prayer time in the morning and evening. I have kept that up. I started working out at home again and set some goals. Starting over was humbling. The way thing are here in West Michigan I don’t see the gym opening soon and I’d be very caution about going because not everyone is taking the mask and social distancing seriously. I am not sure how the pandemic has affected your area but I am sure it has so I hope your are staying healthy adn your and your family are safe and are doing the drill for your own protection. This is a challenging time but I am finally finding the strength again to cope better and keep moving.

  • Good video thx. If and when you decide to add weights to step ups or squats, would you recommend dumbbells at your sides or a plate to the chest?

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  • Excellent video!!….I totally agree… especially with the cycling… You get a major leg pump with low knee and hip impact ��������

  • Thanks Gary for the video. I’m retired Army and tore my right meniscus in the 70’s, it made “Fun Runs” and the 2 mile PT test a challenge. I trained on the Lifecycle bike during the week and ran a mile on the weekend. By test time I was able to easily make my time. I’ve been retired for 25 years and rarely run. I walk 5-6 miles a day now since the local gym is closed. Squats are no problem, even though I still do them, front and rear lunges are not my friend. I wear a knee sleeve for some support in the gym.

  • I did but I’m bionic now. Can’t kneel, or run. Going up and down stairs is uncomfortable. After surgery P.T. consisted of leg press, leg extention and curls. My concern now is training without damaging my prosthetic implants. Any ideas as to what I can do on leg day to continue building legs?

  • Ive had tendonitis (jumpers knee) since my early 20s, it’s something that has limited the amount of time I can do the sports I love most (soccer and sprinting). Totally agree with your alternative exercises. For me my knee pain is much better if I keep the muscles around it stronger, so heavy squats with good form and no exercises where your knee goes over your toes! Magnesium oil and organic sulphur also seems to help too. I seem to suffer less with it than I did in my 20s so getting the right workout and dietary editions helps a bunch. Anyway keep up the great content!

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  • Jeff you are really great, I am saying this very honestly. Each time I see your videos I learn something new. I am dealing with flat feet, restricted ankle and hip mobility and I skipped my leg days but now I think I don’t have to skip my leg days

  • Good video, advice from life not some bullshit from guys that never had this problem. I just injured my knee badly using number 1 knee killer and was looking for advice. Thank you

  • to be fair ive strapped up for years. yesterday the straps were useless.. The pain is unbearable now to the point that straps and anti inflammatories arent working. ive got pinched nerves in both shoulders

  • Who is this lady and where can I watch more of these exercises? I have been looking for some I can actually do with knee problems and without all the jumping around aerobics!

  • Really great ideas. This stuff can only be from experience. This kind of coaching does not come from a class room in my opinion. My knees are the worse of my problems and pains. My knees and my wrist. Learned a lot from this video. Thanks Gert.

  • Why do you always have that both side grab on deadlift? I see that a lot at least on this channel, but I have no idea why. I assume it is the best way to protect you from wrong kind of tension and stress, but what’s the idea behind it? Is it universally the way to deadlift or is it one of your tweaks?

  • Thanks a lot!! I had a knee surgery one month ago and I find your exercises excellent!!
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  • I have had an ACL replacement so this was really useful! Will definitely try out those Bulgarian Split Squats! Would love more on ACL problems and how to overcome them in leg training.

  • I suffer from bad knee because of bike accident it started killing me which I was doing hiit I would definitely use ur advice next time I was in gym

  • What about the wall squat using dumbells and/or balance ball? I need a leg exercise with NO back bending AND vertical shins…. (someone with back problems and osteo arthritis in knees).

  • Thank you for posting this. I have a small meniscus issue but I still want to be in shape when I go back to soccer. I was only able to do the first 2 but it absolutely killed my legs; so I got a good workout even though it was only the first two. If there are any exercises, that will strengthen legs when having a small meniscus issue, can you please post a video about them? That would be very helpful to me.

  • Thanks for the advice Gary awesome as always. I suffer from bad knees, jogging isn’t an issue for me but do have pain when doing lunges etc. Will train smarter ������

  • Jeff what about Knee compression sleeves? They helped me tremendously with my arthritis but I don’t know if you recommend them or not

  • Thanks for this I need this for my mom…she won’t get on that floor but I’m going to tell her to do the same on her bed. You are a brave woman for the weights too…lol. Extreme..I’m being a wimp…lol.

  • Got an Mri and doc says i have paterllar tendonitis. Weird thing is the pain is mostly lateral. I get almost no pain from narrow stance squats, even if i go atg, but standard squat gives me pain even if i go down just a little bit. Any ideas why this would be?

  • Thank you for making this video. I have a right meniscus tear for five years now and this was very helpful!!! The explanation made a lot of sense

  • Great explanation. I love to watch your channel too. Generally, I don’t have knee pain. But when I do rope skipping I have knee pain. Do you have some solution to that?

  • I am trying to get more flex in my knees, I had total knee replacement on both knees, but had issues with my scar tissue healing to short and fast. my flex is very poor. right knee 80 degrees right leg 100 degrees. this limits my functionality. how do I increase my flex

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  • Low bar sqauts are also great ig you font want to stop sqautting. Riptoe has some of the best tutorials on low bar sqatting. I would like to see a low bar squat here at athlean x

  • I think that shin angle is the same forward as backward, IF you take the same step length. In this video, you don’t step as far forward as you step backward, so you are overcompensating, therefore you’re going to hurt yourself, or others. I went through the same thing, and had to mark the floor until I had developed a “stance memory,” which came pretty quick. I love you watch all the time, subscriber, user.

  • I have flat fleet, am EXTREME
    hypermobile and have lots of injuries due to it. Now struggling with my knee tendons and overcoming thanks to your help Jeff. Thanks so much.

  • This info. is good but not applicable to all. I cannot do box squats, or reverse lunges with significant pain due to patellar issues first noticed when i tried to hustle down some steeep stairs.Instant pain. The only things that work my legs right now with minimal pain are resistance bands/PT flat bands, and loops bands. Any standing load with flexion of the knee simply hurts my knee injury more. I am currently 6 months in and still pain to bend knee under load. The idea is right in this video, but some injuries require a more gentler approach.

  • But problem with Bulgarian split squat is not with the front leg it’s with the leg that is on the bench. Look at the back leg and see how it bends, it bends like the front leg you described as no good. And it hurts. That is the problem, and I think you should think about that. I can’t believe you didn’t realized that. I trusted you ��

  • I’m guessing that you do not know what knee pain is. Lunges and squats are the worst exercises you can do for that kind of pain! ��

  • Dancers or performing artists who have stopped because of injuries MUST follow this channel. Jeff explains the practical application of joints vis-à-vis injuries/pain and exercises. I’ve done them and can’t tell you how much each of them have helped me recover the injured limb and balance the strength on both limbs. Could never imagine the Bulgarian split squat was so helpful. I do more reps on the leg that’s more injured and hence weaker. His approach is spend less time, load more weight, get sustainable results. Pls make sure you watch enough videos to connect with his method so you dont innure yourself. because hes sharing knowledge for free thru these videos. No one does that unless they’re confident of their knowledge. Thanks Jeff!!

  • Excellent leadership! I just a old guy trying to keep it all glued together just right. No health issues but I’m interested in being in good shape till my Maker calls me Home. You really earn every nickel made on this fabulous channel, thanks again!

  • I think I have knee pain from a tight IT band, because it only flairs up when I run, and after about 2.5 mileswould these exercises apply to my case? Pain is kind of behind the knee, and on the lateral-back side of the knee too…

  • I wanna master this so bad ( 5:10) but every time I try it I loose my balance, maybe it’s my height? any ideas for a substitute to this workout? also I love this channel it has definitely helped me build and cut weight fast 5th week in and I went from 300 to 288! still going on strong!

  • I follow all kinds of fitness channels. Some for entertainment. Some for info. But if I ever want some information on an exercise or muscle group and theres an Athlean-X video on it(there usually is) you bet your ass it will be the first video I click on. People can learn from you in many ways but one thing is to not withhold knowledge. Thank you so much for all the tips and tricks you give out.

  • Dear Athlean X what would be your theory about what’s wrong with my legs if i feel a slight burning sensation after leg day…..my knees point slightly outward

  • Before I started watching your videos I used to visit the ortho at least once in 3 months due to neck and shoulder pain. I started watching your videos one year ago and after following the tips I started feeling really better and I even started weight training. Thanks a lot for sharing such valuable information. May God bless you

  • I asked to my doctor if deadlifts would be good to get my legs stronger and fix my chondromalacia patella. He absolutly forbade it. 2 months later I’ve got strong legs because I listened to my instinct and ignored him. What is not going well for me are squats, but I think the deadlift is vital for anyone with this pathology, among other exercises. Sometimes I think that doctors are complete pestles that only know how to prescribe painkillers and rest.

  • Hi, when you demonstrate a lunge I see that your feet is coming from the ground, your step is a bit small and upper body not fully up. Is there some thought about it?

    gr.

  • Brick Built apparel am in Ghana and have been watching your work outs and am following your routine everyday I go to the gym. But I want some of your gym kits to train how can you be of help. Thank you

  • I’m guessing your form of the squat and forward lunge in this video with the knee almost passing the toe was intentionally exaggerated, as a bad form?

  • just did this today i have the waist trimmer but I used the squat belt for resistance since i don’t have ankle weights i got through it and felt that burning the whole time lol kicked my butt

  • cartilage is all but gone…. but I don’t have any chronic knee pain. which of your given exercise minimize further damage to the joints? I intend to get knee replacements in the future when my discomfort increases…

  • I tore my meniscus a few years ago, and I never went to the doctor for it. Now, I really probably should get surgery but I dont want to shell out a few thousand and be unable to use it for a few months, so I kind of live with it. I can do dead lifts just fine, but when I squat my knee (only the one with the tear) pops, and doesn’t feel good at all. After seeing this video, im definitely going to try incorporating some of these exercises and see if they help.

  • Dude, you make me feel like a dummy sometimes. I could never do the forward lunge properly because I couldn’t do it without my knee passing my foot which I’ve always thought was wrong, plus I have balance issues. Reverse lunges, such a simple fix. My legs thank you for this and my elbow thanks you for alleviating the “mysterious” pain by making me realize that I wasn’t gripping the weight properly and also for saving my shoulders by schooling me on the potential dangers of my beloved upright row.
    Seriously, I grew up thinking I knew everything there was to know about weight lifting because I read a couple of bodybuilding mags back in the day. Looking back, I was doing so many things wrong. Bottom line, this channel is the SHIZZNIPPLES!

  • jeff plz upload a video on whether to wear a knee cap! for beginner having pop sound during squatting or if it can prevent it or not!.
    .
    .
    serious issue to be noticed my-loud!

  • Im from Bulgaria and no one in my gym is doing the Bulgarian squat. And when Im doing it, everybody is like “dude, what is this exersice”. lol.

  • Oh my thank you!! I have felt a big difference. I have been having some hip and knee pain for the past 2 years and was afraid to exercise. I did your exercises for 2 days and I have felt a difference in my hip, knee, lower back and glutes. I plan to keep it up thank you so much I really appreciate it.����

  • Good burn. Thank you. More, more, more bad knees video please!?
    All my girls have bad knees but we want to try to keep it tight.

  • Thanks so much! These are exactly what I need to work out when can’t do much walking/hiking with a medial meniscus tear. Looking forward to following the channel.

  • Thanks but the last 1 u did with raising the legs up while laying on your stomach,tho it’s good for the knees,is it not bad for the “lower back?”

  • Wow! Day 13 of the 90-day program and I love the exercises. Feeling stronger, lighter and love the knee modifications. Great for osteoarthritis knees. Hope they heel completely.

  • I know I should be focusing on your legs but I can’t help keep looking at your abs. They are amazing. Can you please do some follow along abs workout?