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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.


Glute Bridge Single Leg Progression



Back, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Side Lunge



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Standing Gate Openers (Frankensteins)



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Standing Triangle Straddle Bends



Back, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Hip Rotations (Push-up Position)



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Lunge with Elbow Instep



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

No Equipment

Lateral Hurdle Run



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

Hurdles

Lateral Over Unders



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment, Raised Platform/Box

Seated Straddle with Side Reaches



Abs, Back, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Standing Hip Adduction



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

Resistance Bands/Cables

Walking Lunges with Twists



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

Medicine Ball


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