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20+ Crossfit Leg Workouts That Are Power Blaster!

23 CrossFit Leg Workouts That Are Just Brutal

Perhaps you’d like to shock your legs and encourage growth, or maybe you’re seeking a new test.

Whatever the case, the intense CrossFit leg exercises will give you the most challenging leg workouts you’ve ever experienced.

Legs tend to be left out when it comes to workouts for many people, and we tend to focus on the upper body and the core strength. If we wish to have strong and ripped legs, they’ll need the same attention and consideration as any different muscle.

You don’t have to worry about it; these exercises are still challenging; however, they’ll work your legs in a way you’ve never experienced before.

Let’s go to it.

#1 Canine Rex

For Time

  • 7 rounds of:
  • 500 meter Run
  • 14 Air Squats
  • 14 Lunges (per leg)
  • 14 Sit-Ups
  • 14 Squat Jumps

Directly to:

  • 25 Burpees
  • 1 mile Run

Squats, running, and lunges. Your legs should be somewhat unstable.

The WOD was dedicated to canine officer Rex of the Michigan State Police, who was killed by a drunk driver who hit their patrol car.

#2 Manion

7 Rounds For Time

  • 400 meter Run
  • 29 Back Squats (135/95 lb)

This exercise is pretty simple. It’s not easy, however, but it’s not complicated. Reduce the amount as necessary.

WOD dedicates itself to the first lieutenant Travis Manion, 26, from Doylestown, PA, killed by sniper gunfire while fighting against an ambush within the Anbar Province, Iraq.

#3 Super Legs

5 Rounds for Time

  • 20 Air Squats
  • 20 Alternating Lunges
  • 20 Alternating Split Squat Jumps
  • 10 Squat Jumps

The name clearly indicates nothing more than exercise for straight legs.

#4 Jumping Jack Flash

For Time:

  • 50 Air Squats
  • 50 Jumping Jacks
  • 50 Push-Ups
  • 50 Jumping Jacks
  • 50 Lunges
  • 50 Jumping Jacks
  • 50 Burpees
  • 50 Jumping Jacks
  • 50 Mountain Climbers (L+R=1)
  • 50 Jumping Jacks
  • 50 Mountain Climbers (L+R=1)
  • 50 Jumping Jacks
  • 50 Burpees
  • 50 Jumping Jacks
  • 50 Lunges
  • 50 Jumping Jacks
  • 50 Push-Ups
  • 50 Jumping Jacks
  • 50 Air Squats
  • 50 Jumping Jacks

This exercise will have you doing more jumping jumps than you ever did in the entire elementary school.

#5 November Rain

For time_

  • 100 Jumping Jacks
  • 4o Lunges
  • 40 Jump Squats
  • 100 High Knees
  • 40 Butt Kickers
  • 20 Side Lunges
  • 100 Bicycle Crunches
  • Run for 1.5 miles

This workout is nearly identical to that Guns & Roses song with the same title.

#6 Jenny

20-minute AMRAP

#7 November Rain

For time

  • 100 Jumping Jacks
  • 4o Lunges
  • 40 Jump Squats
  • 100 High Knees
  • 40 Butt Kickers
  • 20 Side Lunges
  • 100 Bicycle Crunches
  • Run for 1.5 miles

This workout is nearly similar to the Guns & Roses song with the same title.

#10 Suarkraut Balls

10-minute AMRAP As Many Reps As feasible in 10 minutes

  • 25 Mountain Climbers
  • 5 Squat Cleans (40 / 60 kg)
  • 10 Wall Balls

This workout takes only 10 minutes and will knock the hell from the legs.

#11 Brian McAleese

For time

  • 75 Thrusters (95/65 lb)
  • At the end of each minute, Perform:
  • 20 Double-Unders

This exercise is definitely one of the toughest ones on this list. There’s no reason not to reduce in case you’re not able to complete this tough one. Also, If you can’t do double unders, just do 50 regular rope jumps.

This is an HTML0 Hero WOD that was created to honor Brian McAleese, who worked for FDNY and was killed on September 11, 2001.

#12 Mark Whitford

4 Rounds for Time

  • 15 Dumbbell Thrusters (2×40/20 lb)
  • 50-meter Dumbbell Overhead Walking Lunges (2×40/20 lb)

This is a challenging leg workout that you may be struggling to complete, but reduce the intensity if you cannot finish the workout according to the instructions.

This workout is in memory of Mark Whitford, FDNY, Engine 23, shot dead on September 11, 2001, at the World Trade Center.

#13 Gregg Atlas

For Time

  • 10,000 lb Cumulative Back Squats
  • 20 Burpees every time you go through the bar.

This exercise is geared towards advanced CrossFitters who are advanced. Select any weight you want to squat with, and then calculate the number of reps you’ll have to complete to reach 10,000 reps, and that’s the objective. You can alter the weight in the process as needed. When you put the weight, either to rest or change the weight, you must complete 20 burpees.

The Hero WOD was dedicated to the memory of Gregg Atlas, FDNY (New York, NY), Engine 10, which was killed on September 11, 2001.

#14 Stephen Harrell

7 Rounds for Time

  • 5 Overhead Squats (95/65 lb)
  • Max Thrusters (95/65 lb)
  • 2-minute Rest

This WOD honors Stephen Harrell, FDNY, killed by the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001.

Scale back the weight if you’re required to do this should you need to.

#15 Stephen Belson

For Time

  • 20 Box Jumps (30/24 in)
  • 5 Squat Cleans (155/105 lb)
  • 30 Box Jumps (30/24 in)
  • 5 Squat Cleans (155/105 lb)
  • 40 Box Jumps (20 in)
  • 5 Squat Cleans (155/105 lb)

It is a Hero Workout was performed to honor Stephen Belson, FDNY, Ladder 24, who was killed on September 11, 2001.

#16 Fools Mile

For Time

  • 20 Burpees
  • 40 Lunges
  • 400 meter Run
  • 20 Burpees
  • 40 Lunges
  • 400 meter Run
  • 20 Burpees
  • 40 Lunges
  • 400 meter Run
  • 20 Burpees
  • 40 Lunges
  • 400 meter Run
  • 20 Burpees
  • 40 Lunges

With these many lunges, you’ll be swollen and sore in your glutes over the next few days.

#17 Combs

For Time

  • 60 Air Squats
  • 400 meter Run
  • 40 Air Squats
  • 800 meter Run
  • 20 Air Squats
  • 1,600 meter Run
  • Time Cap: 35 minutes

This workout is serious cardio.

#18 Top Gun

Complete 4 burpees before starting, and then each minute after that.

This is not a joke. It’s possibly the most challenging workout you can do. Regress as needed. There’s no shame in scaling this monster.

It’s hard to believe that it’s not an Olympic WOD.

#19 William Krukowski

AMRAP in 10 minutes

  • 5 Back Squats (225/155 lb)
  • 10 Box Jumps (24/20 in)
  • 15 Broomstick Overhead Squats
  • 20 Walking Lunges (2-count)

You could use a piece made of PVC pipe and similar to it if you do not own a broomstick.

2-count equals 1 right lunge plus one left lunge equals one repetition for walking lunges. 40 total.

This game moves quite quickly and only takes 10 minutes long; however, your legs should feel like rubber by the time you finish.

This workout was created in honor of William Krukowski, FDNY, Ladder 21, who was killed at the time of his death on September 11, 2001, at the Twin Towers.

#20 Heavy, Fast And Fast

For time

  • 21 Dumbbell Thrusters
  • 400 meter Run
  • 18 Dumbbell Thrusters
  • 400 meter Run
  • 15 Dumbbell Thrusters
  • 400 meter Run

In this exercise, you should pick dumbbells with a heavyweight but also be able to quickly move. This is why the name of the exercise.

#21 The Man Wearing The Red Bandana

AMRAP – 19 mins

  • 5 Thrusters (135/95 lb)
  • 17 Front Rack Lunges (135/95 lb)
  • 77 Double-Unders
  • 200.1 Meter of Plate Carry (45/25 lb)

If you can’t do double unders, just do 154 singles instead.

This exercise is performed in memory of Welles Crowther. Who lost his life during the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

He was an equities trader and a firefighter who volunteered to save the lives of 18 people within the Twin Towers. He wore a red bandana on his mouth and nose to shield him from smoke.

#22 Stephen Harrell

7 Rounds of Time for Time

  • 5 Overhead Squats (95/65 lb)
  • Max Thrusters (95/65 lb)
  • 2-minute Pause

A Hero WOD is dedicated to Stephen Harrell, FDNY, who was killed in the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001.

If you’re looking to pound your shoulders and legs, This workout is ideal for you.

#23 Turkey Day Massacre

For the duration of time.

  • 10 Overhead Squats (95/65 lb)
  • 20 Thrusters (95/65 lb)
  • 30 Wall Ball Shots (20/14 lb)
  • 40 Ring Dips
  • 50 Double-Unders
  • 50 Pull-Ups
  • 40 Power Cleans (95/65 lb)
  • 30 Kettlebell Swings (53/35 lbs)
  • 20 Push Jerks (95/65 lb)
  • 10 Back Squats (95/65 lb)
  • 400 meters Run using the Barbell (95/65 lb)

If you can’t do double unders, perform 100 singles.

This Thanksgiving workout should break your legs and the rest of your body.

Wrap Up

There are plenty of exercises to work your legs and provide you with something new to do on legs day.

Reduce the intensity of one or more of these if required. Please let me know if you missed any leg workouts that you can do in the comments section below.

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