Squats are excellent for working out the entire lower body. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, lower your body as if sitting in a chair, then rise back up.
Step forward with one foot and lower your body until your front thigh is parallel to the ground. Alternate legs and repeat. Lunges work the quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes.
Using a leg press machine, push the weight away from your body using your legs. This exercise targets your quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes.
Hold a barbell or dumbbells in front of your thighs and lower your torso, keeping your back straight. Deadlifts primarily target the hamstrings and glutes.
Stand on a step or a raised surface with your heels hanging off the edge. Rise up onto your toes, then lower back down. This exercise works your calf muscles.
Step onto a sturdy bench or platform with one foot, then bring the other foot up. Step back down and repeat, alternating legs. This targets your quadriceps and glutes.
Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground. Lift your hips toward the ceiling, squeezing your glutes at the top. Lower and repeat.
Using a machine or resistance bands, curl your heels towards your glutes. Hamstring curls isolate and strengthen the hamstring muscles.
Lie on your side and lift your top leg toward the ceiling. Lower it without letting it touch the bottom leg. This exercise tones the inner thighs.
Similar to inner thigh leg lifts, lie on your side. Lift your bottom leg this time, targeting the outer thigh muscles.
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