The legs have some of the largest muscles in the human body. Exercising them is not only important for building all over strength, but activating these large muscles also helps burn tons of calories. These 10 moves are some of the best leg exercises. They both build muscle and improve your cardiovascular endurance.
You can choose to incorporate these 10 best leg exercises into your routine or follow the workout outlined below.
What You’ll Need: a gym timer (free apps are available for download), a medium dumbbell (10-25 lbs.), and a bench or box.
What to Do: Perform each exercise for 40 seconds and rest for 20. Complete all the exercises then repeat for a total of 2 rounds.
Below, we’ve included videos showing how to perform each move. Using proper form helps prevent injuries and ensures you’re getting the most out of your workout.
2. Walking Lunge
3. Goblet Squat
4. Box Jump
5. Reverse Lunge with Front Kick (40 seconds each side)
6. Squat Jump
7. Squat Walk
8. Bulgarian Split Squat
9. Tuck Jump
10. Calf Raises
Reverse Lunge with Front Kick
Bulgarian Split Squat