November 18, 2022 1 min read
The leg muscles are a major source of power for your body. A stronger lower body can improve athletic performance and help prevent injuries too.
Squat exercise has the ability to challenge most of the muscles in your body. Squat exercise targets mostly your lower body muscles including gluteus maximus, minimus, and medius, hip flexors, quadriceps and also your core muscles. When you strengthen the muscles in your lower body, you’re better able to execute full-body movements with correct form, balance, mobility, and posture.
The Romanian deadlift is one of the versatile and effective deadlift variations that target posterior chain muscles, including erector spinae, glutes, and hamstrings. It is also a compound exercise generally performed as part of a legs-focused training session helps strengthen both the coreand the lower bodywith one move.
Bulgarian split squat is a lower body exercisethat strengthens the muscles of the legs, including the quads, hamstrings, glutes, and calves. It is a variation of single-leg exercises that can significantly improve your balance and coordination.
The single-leg hip thrust targets the glutes which helps to improve hip-extension strength which controls motions like sitting down, standing up, walking, and running also improve sports performance and injury prevention.