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Is This Leg Workout Lacking?

Here’s the routine I use for my leg days. It seems to be getting results, but I’ve heard concern from a variety of people that it’s not the most effecient way to train them. Any advice on if this routine needs to be reworked is helpful.

10 minute light jog for a warmup.

3 sets of 8 lunges for each leg holding 100 pounds for warmup.

135x12 squat
225x8 squat
275x6 squat
315x4 squat
275x4 squat
135x10 squat

135x6 deadlift
225x6 deadlift
275x6 deadlift
305x6 deadlift
325x3 deadlift
305x4 deadlift

250x6 leg extension
270x4 leg extension
290x3 leg extension

I then finish with 3 sets of 10 reps of back extensions holding a 35 pound weight and do 3 sets of wall squats for 1 minute apiece holding a 35 pound weight.

Thanks in advance for the advice.

Lose the leg extensions and the lunges before the squats. Lunge after squats because you don’t wanna get too tired before soething as taxing as a heavy squat. I’d say squattin’ and deads on the same day can be REALLY taxing on your CNS. Choose one, alternate time to time. And you really need to throw some sort of posterior chain exercise in

if you are getting results why change it?

[quote]Schmazz wrote:
Here’s the routine I use for my leg days. It seems to be getting results, but I’ve heard concern from a variety of people that it’s not the most effecient way to train them. Any advice on if this routine needs to be reworked is helpful.

10 minute light jog for a warmup.

3 sets of 8 lunges for each leg holding 100 pounds for warmup.

135x12 squat
225x8 squat
275x6 squat
315x4 squat
275x4 squat
135x10 squat

135x6 deadlift
225x6 deadlift
275x6 deadlift
305x6 deadlift
325x3 deadlift
305x4 deadlift

250x6 leg extension
270x4 leg extension
290x3 leg extension

I then finish with 3 sets of 10 reps of back extensions holding a 35 pound weight and do 3 sets of wall squats for 1 minute apiece holding a 35 pound weight.

Thanks in advance for the advice.[/quote]

If your getting results from it, than contine doing it…But, in my opinion its definitely lacking for a LEG day…Also, i wouldnt do deadlifts on leg day, but thats me, i save them for back day, but we are all different…

Anyway, if i was training my Legs on a Leg day it would look something like this…

Warm Up/Stretch

BB Squats - 6 x 4-6

One Legged Leg Press - 3 x 6-8

BB Reverse Lunge - 3 x 6-8

Leg Curls OR Glute Ham Raise - 4 x 6-8

Calves - 8 x 5

To ME thats a leg workout, or atleast a solid start to one…Im currently doing Total Body workouts, but i use to do Split routines and that is what a workout of mine would have looked like with maybe 1 or 2 more exercises included into it…Good luck, hope this helped a bit