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Why You Should Do Lunge For Your Legs?

January 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Many give squat the title of “The King of Exercises” for the lower body. If we have the Queen version of it, it will be Lunge. Lunge is an exercise, either you learn to love or you hate. In fact, it is often overlooked in most people’s leg workout. Many people pay more attention to […]

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Legs Workout (17) – Single Leg Squat

December 27th, 2013 · No Comments

I just learned about single leg squat few months ago.  Initially, I thought it was just an alternative to barbell squat.  But after doing it for weeks, I realized that it should be the other way round.  Yes, even without added weight, single leg squat build strong muscular legs.   Though most leg exercises involve two […]

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Legs Workout (16) – Standing Calves Raise

December 22nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

Calf muscles are often neglected as many people tend to focus larger thigh muscles.  For athlete who wants optimum propulsive power to run, lower legs are crucial.  Therefore, it is important to train that muscle.  Standing calves raise is another great low leg workout.  Generally, calf muscles are made up of gastrocnemius and soleus.  Seated […]

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Legs Workout (15) – Leg Extension

January 25th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Leg extension is leg exercise performed using Leg Extension machine targeting quadriceps muscle. Because it is an isolation workout, it should be considered as a complete leg workout replacing squat or deadlift. Quadriceps actually are the largest muscle group in your body. They are about one third of your legs.

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Legs Workout (14) – Seated Thigh Abductor Exercise

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

It is indeed not easy to work out the outer thighs effectively. When you move your leg straight to the side, your other thigh muscles, abductor muscles, are actually working. Seated Thigh Abductor machine is one option for you to work on these muscles. Steps:

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Legs Workout (13) – Seated Thigh Adductor Exercise

March 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Adductor muscles, or the muscles situated on our inner thighs, are used extensively in sprinting, playing soccer, horse riding and sprinting. A weak adductor muscle may be injured in rapid movements of the leg against resistance like kicking a ball. The adductor muscles help with stabilization and make it easier to perform lunges, squats, leg […]

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