Upper Leg Exercises

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Upper Leg Exercises

Add some variety to your fitness routine with these upper and lower leg exercises from The American Council on Exercise. We have a large selection of leg exercises that will will help you strengthen and build muscle throughout your legs including your hamstrings, thighs, shin and calf muscles. Start taking advantage of this free information today! If you are looking for full workout routines that incorporate these leg exercises, check out our Workouts section.


Bodyweight Squat



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Partner Assisted Bodyweight Squats



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Supine Hip Flexor Stretch



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Supine 90-90 Hip Rotator Stretch



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Warrior I



Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Forward Linear Jumps



Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Modified Hurdler's Stretch



Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Seated Toe Touches



Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Squat Jump



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Supine Hamstrings Stretch



Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment


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