Leg Exercises
Wall sit exercise. How to do it. For training leg muscles.
The wall sit The wall sit is an exercise that targets the quadriceps muscles in the thighs, as well as...
Hip extension
Standing hip extension Hip extension. The hip extension belongs in the isolated, single-joint exercise category because only the hip joints are...
One-leg butt press
  One-leg butt press . The butt press belongs in the basic, multiple-joint exercise category because the hip, knee, and...
The lunge belongs in the basic, multiple-joint exercise category because the hip, knee, and ankle joints are mobilized, as a...
Squats Variations. Technique and Recommendations
How to Do Different Variations Squats Squats different variations. There are types of exercises that we strongly recommend including in...
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Leg Exercises

Quadriceps, Biceps Femoris, Hip Adductors, Calf Exercises

Leg Exercises. Leg muscles are located between three major joints – hip joint, knee joint and ankle joint, and, respectively, provide for the entire completeness of movement in these joints.

Leg muscles

The muscles which are fixed to hip bones provide for the hip joint movements. The primary load falls on the gluteal delta.

Hip muscles provide for the knee joint movements. They connect the hip bone with the tibial and fibular bones near the knee and thus engage the hamstring, quadriceps, adductor and other minor hip muscles.

Calf muscles – front shinbone muscles and triceps surae – control the foot.

Numerous ligaments of each joint assure dynamic stability in all directions. Legs’ major function is interaction between hip, spine and back muscles in order to provide for body movement.