The Challenge of Being 6'2" and Wanting Big Legs
I don’t know if you know this, but being 6’2” is tough when you want to grow your legs. It is so hard that it has taken me years to get them to even look somewhat decent. I am 6’2” and I have really long extremities, so I am double cursed for big legs. The end of last year I joined Pilates to get my core tighter and smaller. What I didn’t know is that Pilates started making my legs and glutes grow. I was getting so many compliments on my legs and glutes that one day I was like wow, they really do look so much better.
In addition to Pilates, I also started incorporating legs when I do my HIIT training during the week as well as train them hard and heavy twice a week with weights. Some weeks I am training them 6 times because of HIIT and weights and Pilates and its working. I know what you are thinking, “I am over training them.” I am doing different things, different weights, different reps, machines, bands and a Pilates table.
This year I have been asked what am I doing differently and I want to share it with you all. I am going to start posting my workouts so you can see what I do. I trained them on Monday, and its Wednesday and I am training them again. Monday I did a quad dominate workout and today I did a hamstring and glute dominate program.
This is what I did today for leg day.
I always warm up two sets of 15 at a very light weight:
4 x 25 leg curls
3 x 15 HEAVY smith machine stiff legs
3 x 12,10,10 seated leg curls
3 x 10,10,30 two bench db or plate squats
3 x 15 each leg one legged leg press with toe hanging off platform.
3 x 15 BBell Hip thrust
I will be sure and post more as I go so you can see how I am FINALLY growing these suckers.
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