Lunges

 

dumbbell lunges

Lunges

It is a common exercises that primarily targets the quadriceps muscles, and the Calves, Hamstrings and Glutes as secondary targets. Lunges is a result oriented exercises which can be seen in almost no time as your toned legs, so is effective, and one should always include it in his/her leg workout day. Due to more than one muscle working at on time, it can be called a compound exercise. Though it is a good exercise for your legs, but don’t use it as basic exercise for leg muscles, rather Squats and Leg Press should only be your primary exercises for legs. For women Lunges has to be primary exercise, as it is easier than other exercises, for more defined and toned legs. Read more… “Lunges”

Leg Extension

 

Leg Extension

Leg Extension

The most common leg exercise ‘Leg Extensions’ is an effective isolated movement that targets the quadriceps muscles. Almost every gym has the extension machine, though in different shapes or style, they more or less targets the same muscle group. Leg Extension must be a part of your leg workout routine, but it should not be treated as a primary or complete workout for legs, like Squats or Deadlift. Read more… “Leg Extension”

Front Squats

 

Front Squats

 

Another form of Squats ,the Front squats can really help you achieve that great lower body. The only difference here is that the barbell is placed ahead of the shoulder blades rather than behind the neck like in Squats. Quadriceps muscles are targeted the most in this exercise. Front squats are often interpreted wrongly leading to injuries which can keep you out of gym. So, one should lay emphasis on the correct form while performing squats for peak results. The key for front squats is that its your shoulders which will hold the barbell and not your wrist. It will hurt you if you try supporting weight with your hands. Read more… “Front Squats”

Leg Press


Leg Press

 

Leg Press

The most common exercise to tone up the legs is Leg Press. It works on major leg muscles including quadriceps and hamstrings. It involves pushing of weight away from body using legs. This exercise can be used to test lower body strength. Calves muscles are also worked partially. If you are one of them who wanna gain big muscles, then this exercise is just for you. Read More –> continue reading

Squats

 

Squats

Squats:

Many people working out in gym, especially youngsters tend to ignore their lower body and focus in upper body first. This is one of the biggest mistake which a bodybuilder can do. Squats is one such exercise for our body that not just develops great leg muscles, but also brings about the full lower body portion including abs and improves body structure. Rather squats helps in building the base of your body. Despite of prior importance if the exercise, people either wanna neglect it or does it in a wrong way leading injuries. Before reading further, you should keep in mind that squats should always be prioritized and should be a major part of your body workout in gym. And those of you who don’t know how to perform it correctly, sit back and relax because i will tell tell you everything you need to do, to perform a perfect Squat. Read More –>

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