Building leg muscles is probably one of the biggest challenges any bodybuilder has to face when trying to achieve that coveted balanced figure and avoid having those funny-looking chicken legs beneath the bulky upper body. This is exactly why we decided to put together this useful list of 10 easy but effective exercises to form the leg muscles from your dreams.
With just the right amount of training, you can ensure you can get those legs back in shape, while you will also strengthen your lower as (read: butt) and tighten up those quads real nice. So, without further ado, let’s get down to business (in some of these exercises even literally).
1. Regular Squats
Regular squats are often referred to as The King of all quad and butt exercises, and for a reason too.
In case you (for some bizarre reason) still don’t know how squats are performed properly, here’ the quick 411 on that.
Stand with your feet apart at the shoulder width and descend (squat) with your hips back and weight over your heels until you butt touches your ankles, then start to ascend (stand up) by pushing your body weight into the ground through your feet. Make sure your arms are in front of you, as if you are reaching out for something.
This exercise is so awesome that in Russia, you can now squat in front of vending machines and they will give you stuff for free after their sensors count your 10 squats. Pretty neat.