45 minute intermediate leg workout with rings

Here's everything you need to try our 45 minute intermediate leg workout with rings. For each circuit, complete each exercise one after the other and repeat it for 3 rounds before continuing on to the next circuit.

45 min read
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Sean Klein
Last updated
09/02/24
In This Workout
  • Circuit 1
  • Hamstring Walk Out March
  • Hamstring Walk Outs
  • Skater Squats
  • Circuit 2
  • Single Leg Straight Leg Deadlift with Wall Support
  • Ring Long Lever Plank
  • Ring Hanging Knee Raises

Circuit 1

Complete this round 3 times.

Hamstring Walk Out March

Complete 8 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Hamstring Walk Out March

Follow these cues to perform Hamstring Walk Out March correctly:

  • Take small, controlled steps
  • Create a lot of tension in the hamstrings throughout
  • Keep a slight bend in the legs while marching.

Hamstring Walk Outs

Complete 8 repetitions

The hamstring walk out is an excellent hamstring exercise that is particularly effective at creating a large stimulus with no external load.

Benefits of Hamstring Walk Outs

The main benefit is the strength gained in the hamstrings. This is an excellent exercise for athletes who need to build strong hamstrings for both performance and injury mitigation. It is also excellent to maintain strength in the hinge pattern and maintain muscle mass if you don’t have access to weights.

How To Do Hamstring Walk Outs

  1. Start in a hip thrust position with the feet pressing into the ground.
  2. Slowly step forward. Take small steps to ensure there is enough time under tension.
  3. Once you’ve moved your feet slightly further away from the hips transition to the heels, creating a lot of tension in the hamstrings.
  4. Do a slight pause when the legs are nearly straight and use the hamstring to hold a strong and stable position.
  5. Step slowly back to the start position, taking small steps.

Coaching Tips For Hamstring Walk Outs

Follow these cues to perform Hamstring Walk Outs correctly:

  • Use the heels
  • Only go as far as the hamstrings feel able
  • Move slowly and deliberately.

Skater Squats

Complete 4 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Skater Squats

Follow these cues to perform Skater Squats correctly:

  • Do not touch the back foot to the floor
  • Gently touch the back knee and stand back up
  • Use a counterbalance if required.

Circuit 2

Complete this round 3 times.

Single Leg Straight Leg Deadlift with Wall Support

Complete 10 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Single Leg Straight Leg Deadlift with Wall Support

Follow these cues to perform Single Leg Straight Leg Deadlift with Wall Support correctly:

  • Keep the foot furthest away from the wall on the floor
  • Keep shoulders and hips square, feel the tension in the hamstring
  • Maintain an arch in the lower back.

Ring Long Lever Plank

Complete 48 seconds

Coaching Tips For Ring Long Lever Plank

Follow these cues to perform Ring Long Lever Plank correctly:

  • Elbows are placed further from the feet to create a long lever adding difficulty
  • Place the feet in the rings and slide them back
  • Ensure you keep hips in line with shoulders.

Ring Hanging Knee Raises

Complete 7 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Ring Hanging Knee Raises

Follow these cues to perform Ring Hanging Knee Raises correctly:

  • Start in an active hang position
  • Keep the knees and feet together at all times
  • Lift the knees slowly with control.

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