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.


TRX ® Suspended Lunge



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

TRX

Inverted Flyers



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

No Equipment

Barbell Deadlift



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

Barbell

Glute Activation Lunges



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Mountain Climbers



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

No Equipment

Agility Ladder: Lateral Shuffle



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

Ladder

Alternate Leg Push-off



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

Raised Platform/Box

BOSU® Lateral Jumps



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

BOSU Trainer

Hexagon Drill



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

Cones

Single Arm Barbell Jammer



Arms, Back, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs, Shoulders

Barbell

TRX ® Hamstrings Curl



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

TRX

Barbell High Back Squat



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

Barbell

Dumbbell Deadlift



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

Dumbbells

Barbell Jammers



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

Barbell

Barbell Push Press



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

Barbell

Forward Lunge with Arm Drivers



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Lateral Zig Zags



Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

Cones

Lunge with Overhead Press



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

Medicine Ball

TRX ® Hip Press



Back, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

TRX