This modification of the classic deadlift focuses heavily on hamstrings and legs as a whole while still giving adequate engagement to the back, core muscles, glutes and building strength overall.
Leg raises are an excellent exercise that engages your abdominal muscles while building strength in that region. It's also excellent for lower abs.
The classic deadlift is a heavy compound movement that forms the backbone of most strength-based training programs. It engages the entire body while mainly focusing on legs, core and back muscles.
With a focus on lower body, the barbell squat is a compound movement that engages the entire body with emphasis on building strength and is a great way to start a workout. For building strength, you can lower the repetitions while increasing the weight.