Leg workouts can be downright crippling if you attempt them with bad knees! This leg workout contains carefully selected leg exercises that are closed-chain and functional with is a high degree of athletic carryover. Great care is taken to keep the force shifting down and back as opposed to down and forward to make sure that the knee joint doesn't take on unnecessary strain and stress.
STOP THE PRESSES! No…this is not a breaking media announcement, but actually what many people recommend you do when you have shoulder pain (especially during overhead pressing) when you lift. But SHOULD you? The knee jerk reaction to pain of any kind during lifting is to STOP lifting. HOWEVER…I think that could potentially be the absolute WORST thing you could be doing.
One of the most common (and debilitating...as I can certainly vouch for!) sources of pain for an athlete or active gym goer is anterior knee pain, or in laymen's terms: pain at the front of the knee. If you don't have it (yet), believe me, it's not something you want to experience. If you've got it, you certainly know what I'm talking about but don't worry...there's hope!
One of the fastest ways to find yourself out of the gym and on the shelf is with an injury that just makes it flat out impossible to train. Sure, we've all probably tried to train around an injury before only to make it worse and wind up costing ourselves even more days in the long run. How are you supposed to know if you should rest it or push it? Let's find out...