The squat is an exercise that works all the muscles in the lower body including the thighs, hamstrings, calves, hips and glutes. Squats also help strengthen the bones, tendon insertions and ligaments in the lower body. More »

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The squat is an exercise that works most of the major muscle groups of the lower body. In addition to the many variations of the squat, the basic squat exercise can be performed as both a body weight movement or with wei... More »

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Squats primarily use the muscles of the thighs, hips, buttocks, quadriceps and hamstrings. The arms, shoulders, lower back, upper back and abdominal muscles are also trained when squatting with proper form. More »

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According to the Healthy Living Index on AZ Central, treadmills provide an effective cardiovascular workout that helps strengthen the muscles of the legs and buttocks to include quadriceps, hamstrings, calves and glutes.... More »

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A forward lunge targets the abdominal muscles (transverse abdominus and obliques), the glutes (gluteus maximus, gluteus medius/minimus), the anterior thigh muscles (quadriceps) and the posterior thigh muscles (hamstrings... More »

The best way to perform jump squats involves good form and proper engagement of the muscles in the lower body. Poor form and posture can lead to an ineffective workout or even injury, according to BodyBuilding.com. More »

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Stairclimbing provides a cardiovascular workout that also strengthens every muscle of the lower body, including the quadriceps, hamstrings, gluteal muscles and calves, according to StairMaster. Maintaining balance while ... More »