6 Best Exercises To Get Massive and Strong Legs

“Leg Day” is the only workout day that most people find hard or tough. Usually the beginners often skip workout on leg day. Skipping out leg day results in imbalance in body, means that size of their upper body is more than their lower body. Working out on all body parts is the true indication of a great physique.

Bodybuilders always focus on building symmetrical physique and workout equally on every part of the body instead of focusing on any specific one. Leg exercises not work only on quads and hamstrings but also work on your core muscles and helps in improving your body balance. Today we are here to critique the best exercises to build massive and strong legs. Read on to know about them.


How To Do

- Stand straight with your feet hips width apart.
- Place a long bar on your shoulders.
- Keeping chest up, lower down your body in sitting position with bending your knees.
- Straighten your legs and return back to the starting position.


How To Do

- Stand straight with your feet hips width apart holding two dumbbells in your hands by your sides.
- Step one foot forward around 2 feet or so keeping other foot stationary and lower your upper body down and make sure your knee should not touch to the floor.
- Push your body back using heel of your foot and repeat the same for both foot.

Leg Press

How To Do

- Sit down on a leg press machine and place your feet on the platform with the shoulder width apart and torso resting on bench.
- Lower the safety bars and lift the weighted platform up until your legs are fully extended.
- Slowly lower down until your upper legs make a 90-degree angle with the lower legs and repeat. 

Seated Leg Extension

How To Do

- Sit on a leg extension machine and set the weight accordingly and place your feet under the pads and hold the side bars.
- Now, lift up the pad by extending your legs to the maximum as you can.
- Slowly lower down to the starting position and repeat.

Lying Leg Curls

How To Do

- Lay down on a leg curl machine with your face down with the legs under the pad.
- Grab the side bars/handles and keeping upper legs stable, curl the lower legs as up as you can.
- Slowly lower down to the starting position and repeat.

Calf Raises

How To Do

- Stand straight on a stepper with your toe and balls of feet on stepper and heels extending off it.
- Now, raise your heels up as high as you can without bending your knees.
- Slowly, lower down to the starting position and repeat.
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