Legs are another one of the most targeted muscle groups by bodybuilders, athletes and sports people in general.
Today we will take a look at four of the most effective and easy to do exercises for legs.
Training your legs will not only make them look good but it will also make them much stronger and resilient.
For that reason it’s highly recommended for people of all types to workout their legs since we use them every day.
Doing these exercises you will need to keep an eye on the load that is appropriate for you.
You don’t want to put extra weight because that way you will not be able to cover the reps recommended for your size and that can make the whole exercise to be inefficient.
Also using less weight means you will not be able to put the desired pressure on your muscles which also renders the whole exercise useless.
Front Barbell Squat
Some people will argue that this exercise focuses more on the butt than it does on the legs. They might be right but there is still no denying of the fact that this is one powerful leg exercise especially for beginners.
Favored by bodybuilders worldwide we decided to included in this list as it is one of our favorites and easy to do.
They way to do this leg exercises is as follow:
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Bulgarian Split Squat
Next on the list is this great Bulgarian Squat. This exercise is a little bit more difficult as it requires more balance.
The tension you put on your legs is higher here as you use only one leg at a time. If you can master and do this leg exercise well then you will love the amount of work you can do in such a short time.
The way to do Bulgarian Split Squat is as follow:
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This leg exercise is very easy to do but still very effective for building quadriceps. This is a good exercise to do first as you will find it much easier and much more effective when your legs are fresh and not yet tired up.
So if you decide to include this exercise into your routine then make sure you do it first.
The way to do this exercise is as follow:
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Some experts say Deadlifts are a whole body exercises. They are very strength focused and can put a lot of tension on more than one muscle group.
There is a squat element in Barbell Deadlifts that is very good for working out your hamstrings. That is why we thought it’s a good idea to include it in this list.
The way to do this leg exercise is as follow:
And here is a small list of both newbie and pro friendly exercises that are favored by bodybuilders worldwide.
Combined then well with your workout plan and make sure you use a suitable diet for maximum results.
Be very careful with your leg workout tho as you don’t want to damage your legs.
Doing leg exercises comes with a decent amount of pain in your legs that might interfere with some of your daily activities so chose your workout intensity wisely.