The 8 Best Leg Exercises of All Time

Squats enhance general leg and core strength, help with balance and stability, and develop the quads, hamstrings, glutes, and lower back.

1. Squats

Lunges enhance balance, stability, and core strength while strengthening the quads, hamstrings, glutes, and calf muscles.

2. Lunges

Deadlifts strengthen the lower back, core, hamstrings, and glutes. They can increase stability and balance, as well as general leg and core strength.

3. Deadlifts

Step-ups exercise the hamstrings, glutes, and quadriceps. They can also replicate crucial daily tasks like climbing stairs and enhance balance, stability, and general leg strength.

4. Step-Ups

The quads, glutes, and calf muscles are worked during box jumps, which are plyometric exercises (movements that exert maximal muscular force in brief intervals of time). 

5. Box Jumps

The quadriceps, glutes, and hamstrings are all worked out by performing Bulgarian split squats. They have the potential to enhance balance, stability, and strength in a single leg.

6. Bulgarian Split Squats

To develop the calf muscles, calf lifts are useful. The stability of the ankles and the overall leg strength can both be improved by using them.

7. Calf Raises

In addition to improving core stability and helping to maintain balance and stability, bridges are a great exercise for strengthening the glutes and the lower back.

8. Glute Bridges