10 April 15  |  Fitness   |  

Fitness Tips for Training Your Legs

Written By Jeffrey T. Spaeth, L.M.T., C.P.T.

In the world of staying fit, training your legs is usually not a high priority on a lot of people’s list. However, it is very important that you do give attention to your legs during your fitness regime.

Did You Know

Training your legs burns a lot more calories than a variety of upper body exercises. In addition, weight bearing exercises are very important and can prevent a number of aliments including osteoporosis and arthritis.


Walk This Way

Regular walking is beneficial to your overall health. Walking can increase endurance, burn fat and tone legs at the same time. Studies suggest that a 30 minute walk can reduce your chances of premature death by 10 to 15 percent! Keeping your legs strong and fit can help you feel better and stay healthy.

Bodybuilder Doing Legs Exercise

Energy, Weight & High Reps

Strengthening your legs will help keep your upper body strong. Working the legs takes a lot of energy, something a lot of people dread and often will avoid the effort. The result can be detrimental to your health! Let’s get started getting your legs strong and healthy. A simple workout with light weights and high repetitions will likely be the right prescription for you to keep your legs in top shape!

Visit me in the Fitness Center at Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club and let me help you get started on a regular workout routine. Our blog also contains many other fitness tips to help you achieve your goals.