Category Archive: Leg Exercises

Mar 17

Dumbbell Romanian Deadlift

Dumbbell Romanian Deadlift

How to do the dumbbell Romanian deadlift. This includes step by step instructions. Also what are the benefits of this exercise. This is a variation of the Romanian Deadlift exercise, using dumbbells rather than the standard barbell. Exercise Summary Primary muscles targeted – Hamstrings and lower back. Secondary muscles – Glutes and calves. Equipment needed …

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Mar 15

How to do Hack Squats

hack squats benefits

How to do Hack Squats and what are the benefits of this exercise. The hack squat is a variation of the common and popular squat exercise. I will include detailed information on the hack squat, how to perform instructions, tips and a video showing the correct technique for performing the exercise. Targeted muscles Primary – Quadriceps (Thighs) …

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Mar 11

Jefferson Squats

jefferson squats

How to perform Jefferson Squats correctly and safely. The Jefferson Squat is a relatively unknown variation of one of the most popular and practiced exercises the Squat, it also has many benefits. This page provides information about the Jefferson Squat lift and includes how to perform instructions. I will include a video on performing this squat …

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Oct 13

Lunges – Leg Exercise

Lunge Leg Exercise

How to do the lunge exercise including variations of the exercise for example the standing, walking and the side lunge to name a few. Benefits of performing lunges The lunge is one of the best and most effective exercises that you can perform for your thighs and glutes. Benefits include muscle development of the thighs and …

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Oct 06

How to do Deadlift & Stiff Leg Deadlift

how to perform deadlifts

How to perform the Deadlift exercise and what are the benefits of performing this exercise. The Deadlift is a compound exercise which is great for strengthening many major core muscles and it’s considered to be one of the best exercises for overall muscle and strength development. Equipment that can be used to perform the Deadlift …

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Sep 30

How to do Calf Raises – Leg Exercise

dumbbell rack

How to do the calf raises exercise and what are its benefits. It’s the best isolation exercise for your calves that you can do, you can perform it in the gym or at home with or without added weight resistance or gym equipment. Calf raises are great for building muscle and strengthening your calves, particularly the …

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Sep 22

How to do Leg Press Exercise with Machine

How to do the leg press with the press machine with step by step how to instructions. Benefits of the leg press The leg press is a good effective compound exercise for building up and strengthening your legs, including your thighs, hamstrings, calves and also your glutes. The leg press is a high energy requirement …

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Sep 15

How to do Machine Leg Curls

How to perform front (thigh) and rear (hamstring) leg curls exercise using the curl machines. Plus what benefits will you get from these exercises. While the front Leg Curl is a very good exercise for isolating your thighs, it’s not as effective for overall leg and core muscle development as the Deadlift, Squats or even the …

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Sep 08

Performing Squats Correctly & Safely

Squats for beginners

How to perform squats correctly and safely. The squats is a fantastic compound exercise for building and strengthening your quads and glutes. The squat exercise is a very popular exercise, many bodybuilders and weight lifters love it with a passion, it’s a preferred leg exercise for many. The squat is probably the best leg muscle …

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