Whilst lying leg curls primarily target the hamstrings, they also activate the calves and glutes.
The dumbbell walking lunge works your glutes, quads, hamstrings, and core muscles and improves your balance for good measure.
Whilst this movement complements squats, it can also serve as the main lower body exercise in a training program.
Standing calf raises help increase the musculature of your lower leg, specifically the gastrocnemius muscles
The leg press is another leg day staple. Foot position, high, low, close, wide will determine where the focus of the tension is placed, making the leg press a great exercise for leg development.
The seated calf raise engages the lower leg muscles, particularly the soleus muscle.
The barbell squat is a popular compound exercise which helps develop your lower body and increase overall strength levels.