This exercise engages your legs, primarily your quadriceps and hamstrings, while also helping you gain balance and use your core to stabilize yourself alongside engaging your glutes, shoulders and cardiovascular system.
Lunges are excellent for both working out your cardiovascular system while at the same time building strength and muscle mass in your legs.
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 curls isolate your hamstrings and stimulate them for maximum muscle growth and building strength in that region.
Leg presses are an excellent way to engage the legs without stressing out the back or any other regions of the body.
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.