8 Exercises for Shapelier, Leaner Legs

By , SparkPeople Blogger

Even though fall is just a few short weeks away, it is never too late to begin lower body strength training exercises that will leave you with shapelier, leaner legs come next spring.

Note that you do not have to do all these exercises to get the shapely legs you desire, however, some of the exercises will require access to a gym, stability ball, step and/or resistance bands.

Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Glutes

Hack Squat

Reverse Lunge

Leg Circles

Genie Sit

Abductors and Adductors

Side Stepping

Power Plies

Calves and Shins

Ankle Flexion

Single Leg Raise

For more lower body workouts, check out these two Bootcamp workouts from Coach Nicole: a 7-minute lower body workout using a ball and dumbbells and this 10-minute mat workout that doesn't use any equipment.

What is your favorite strength training exercise for legs? What body part would you like featured in an upcoming blog?