5 Leg Workouts for Mass- A Beginner’s Guide

A great physique is one in which all if your body parts flow into each other and none of your body part is greater than other. This article is all about building legs but we are talking here about a great body here because many people focus on building their upper body and they develop quite an imbalance between their upper and lower body. This often happens when beginners miss on leg exercises and work only for building their upper part of the body. This completely throws off the symmetry of a person’s physique and it is really absurd to see a person in gym with great upper body and skinny or thin legs. This article is going to guide you through the anatomy of the legs, their function, location in the body, and some exercises for each part of your legs. Here are five of the most effective and common workouts given below which will help you in turning your thin legs into massive or healthy legs.

1. Squats

Squats are one of the most effective exercises that a person can do. It is very important that you in order to maximize the benefits and prevent injury. Squats are highly versatile and therefore they can be done anytime and you can multitask by adding biceps curls and other moves to make them harder.

2. Legs press

The leg press is a unique movement and for this exercise is quite a short range of motion but it stimulates the quads, glutes and hamstrings to their maximum limit. Most of the gyms contain two types of leg press machines, on one you have to sit up straight with bent legs and put your feet on horizontal plate and then push your body away from it by straightening your legs. For other type of machine, you sit with an angle with your feet above your head and load the machine up with weight plates.

3. Quads

Quads are the most effective way to program your leg training, and in order to have an effective quadriceps exercise, you need to know such tips and how to do them. Well, a gym is the perfect place where you are going to find someone who can give you tips and guide you through the entire process of quads.

4. Hamstrings

Hamstrings training is often underestimated in our world of quad- centric exercises, which leaves many of us at risk of imbalance and injury. But there are various ways through which you can strengthen your hamstring muscles and make your body look fuller and attractive.

5. Calves

Any random person can spend years working on a splendid body and muscles building but without having the balanced calves to match this physique, your body will look disproportional. That is why one needs to pay adequate attention to the neglected calf muscles than supreme upper body or upper legs.

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