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.
Leg Extensions Leg extensions build and strengthen the quads, the anterior muscles of the upper legs. Lifters typically do 8 to 12 reps as part of leg day or full-body training. Benefits Builds and strengthens the quads Strengthens ligaments and helps prevent injury Complements more advanced leg movements such as squats Leg Extensions Instructions Sit […]
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 barbell squat is a popular compound exercise which helps develop your lower body and increase overall strength levels.
The location of the barbell emphasises the quads, glutes, upper back, and core.
The barbell deadlift is a compound movement which builds and strengthens the posterior chain. Two popular variations stand out: the conventional deadlift and the sumo deadlift.