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Quadriceps exercises for train legs

Quadriceps ExercisesQuadriceps Exercises: a list of the most effective quad exercises to correctly train your legs. Quadriceps exercises are illustrated through 3D videos that highlight the role of the quadriceps muscles and explain how to breathe correctly while executing the workout.

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Quad Training Notes: aligning legs and quads is essential for those who want to remain in shape and improve their physical aspect or increase their sports performance. There are many variations of the exercises in the quad workout. It is thus fundamentally important to watch the positioning of your feet while executing the exercise. For this reason, we recommend you carefully select the exercises to include in your workout based on your objectives.

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Elements of Quad Anatomy: the femoral quadriceps, located on the front side of the thigh is made up of four separate extremities: rectus femoris, vastus medialis, vastus lateralis and vastus intermedius. The primary function of the quad muscle is extending the knee and consequently of the whole leg.

List Video Exercises

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Squat 07 April 2010

Muscles involved Buttocks , Quadriceps
This is the basic exercise, for all existing squat variants. Ensure you have properly learnt the technique in this exercise, before trying more advanced variants.
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Spartan Bow 06 February 2011

Muscles involved Buttocks , Quadriceps , Hamstring
Spartan bow: this quads exercise( from "Spartan" series ) is perfect for improving the stability of the legs. This exercise is very different from the "squat" with one leg, in fact in this release is necessary to have a perfect balance. (electronic translation of the text)
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Squat With Stability Ball 08 April 2010

Muscles involved Quadriceps , Buttocks , Hamstring
Stand with your shoulders facing a wall. Position the stability ball between you and the wall, so that it occupies the space from your shoulder-blades to your buttocks. Keep your feet forward in comparison to the axis of your body. Move downwards keeping your body immobile, until your thighs are p...
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Reverse Lunge 08 April 2010

Muscles involved Hamstring , Quadriceps , Buttocks
Keep your feet spread apart at shoulder width. Bring one foot backwards and put your weight on that leg while you lean backwards. Always keep your body perfectly straight Go back to your starting position, putting pressure on your front leg. ...
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Barbell Static Lunge 08 April 2010

Muscles involved Buttocks , Quadriceps , Hamstring , Lower Back
Put one leg forward and the other backwards, both of them slightly bent. Keep your body straight and move downwards until the front leg forms a right angle, while the knee of your back leg almost touches the ground. Put pressure on the front leg, and keeping your body straight, return to your star...
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Jumping Lunge 08 April 2010

Muscles involved Quadriceps , Calf , Buttocks
Keep your body straight, with one foot forwards at such a distance that it is at a right angle to your knee. The other foot must be pushed back and your leg must be in a vertical position compared to your pelvis. While putting pressure on the thigh muscles of the front leg, spring upwards and inve...
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Lateral Lunge 08 April 2010

Muscles involved Buttocks , Quadriceps
Spread your legs to shoulder width and keep your body straight. Move one foot outwards while extending the opening of your legs. While putting pressure on your thigh muscles, fold your leg, and try not to lift your heels, as well as keeping your supporting foot still. Go back to your starting posi...
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Cat Walk 07 April 2010

Muscles involved Quadriceps , Buttocks
Assume a position “on all fours” similar to that of a cat. Move your hand forwards and at the same time move your foot on the other side of your body forwards. Push your body forwards while putting pressure on your thigh muscles and your buttocks. Try to keep your back position unchanged. Repe...
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Barbell Reverse Lunge 07 April 2010

Muscles involved Buttocks , Hamstring , Quadriceps , Lower Back
Keep your feet spread apart at shoulder width. Rest the compensator on your shoulders. Bring one foot backwards and put your weight on that leg while you lean backwards. Always keep your body perfectly straight Go back to your starting position, putting pressure on your front leg. ...
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Muscles involved Buttocks , Adductor , Quadriceps
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