An isolation exercise. Target muscles: Quadriceps (Rectus Femoris, Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Medialis, and Vastus Intermedius). Synergists: None. Do not use the leg extension as your primary quad exercise. Visit site to learn why.
Kettlebell swing. A compound exercise, great for cardio circuits and strengthening the posterior chain. Target muscle: Gluteus Maximus. Synergistic muscles: Hamstrings, Adductor Magnus, Soleus, Quadriceps (Rectus Femoris, Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Medialis, Vastus Intermedius), Erector Spinae, Middle and Lower Trapezius, Anterior Deltoid, Lateral Deltoid, Clavicular (Upper) Pectoralis Major, and Serratus Anterior.
An isolation pull exercise. Main muscles worked: Hamstrings, Gastrocnemius, Gracilis, Sartorius, and Popliteus. See also lying leg curl and seated leg curl on website. Leg exercises to get you strapped
An isolation pull exercise. Muscles worked: Internal and External Obliques, Psoas Major, Iliocastalis Thoracis, Iliocastalis Lumborum, and Quadratus Lumborum. Also called the seated barbell oblique twist.