When most people hear “leg day,” they immediately think of heavy weights and leg workouts at the gym. There’s no doubt that a heavily loaded barbell or weight machine can build strong, muscular legs. With a mix of unilateral exercises and plyometrics, you can build your legs using nothing but your own body-weight.
Here are seven body-weight exercises for strong and powerful legs.
1. Squat into tuck jumps
2. Deep side lunges
3. Pistol squats
4. Jump lunges
5. Squat jumps
6. Long jumps
7. 180 degree switch jumps
Check out the infographic below by “WorkoutLabs.com” for the exercises to be considered for stronger legs.
With these simple exercises, you no longer have to hit the gym regularly to tone your thighs. The other exercise which can be preferred is hamstring exercises. Hamstring exercises help balance your leg development. Your average leg workout is very quad dominant thanks to exercises like the half-squat, leg press, and lunge. Spend about half an hour practicing these exercises while listening to your favorite tracks, and watch how your thighs go from flab to fab in no time!