Body strength comes from legs. Massive thighs are pillars of the figure. Hence include the leg training in as one of the most important phases of training.
Why are there so few exercisers who include squats, and leg training in general, in their training plans?
There may be many reasons, but these two are the most common ones:
- Leg workout is physically very demanding, so that’s why many prefer to avoid it
- Irrational thinking that no one looks at legs. Developed chest and massive arms are amazing, but what carries you all your life?
Squats are ideal way how to exercise leg muscles
Squats will exercise all major muscle groups with an emphasis on quadriceps, hamstrings, gluteal muscles, calves, abdomen and lower back. Leg workout accelerates metabolism and increases muscle mass of the trunk and arms.
Leg workout is the most challenging training, because legs are the largest muscle group. Leg workout delivers the body the greatest stress and, at the same time, also the greatest incentive to grow.
TRX squats while using your own body weight are the safest form of leg workout. They are greatly suitable for adolescents, who still haven´t completed their development.
1. TRX Squats
Exercise Description: Slight astride posture, arms raised forward, grasp TRX in front of your body, palms together – squat, raise arms upwards, palms together.
Medium-length TRX, we try to push buttocks down and involve them while going up, while leaning more backwards we exercise front thighs more intensively.
Back straight, right angle at knees.
Physiological Effect: We exercise gluteal muscles and the two-headed and the four-headed muscles of the thigh.
Video: How to do TRX Squats
TRX Squats • video: www.youtube.com
2. TRX One Leg Squat
TRX One leg squat is extremely important for perfect sports performances like running and jumping. At the same time, it is important to exercise unilaterally to rectify deficiencies between the right and the left leg.
One of the ways how we can exercise one leg strength is “TRX single leg squat exercise”.
Exercise Description: Stand on the left leg, the right one raised upwards, arms raised upwards, grasp TRX in front of your body, palms together – single leg squat.
Exercise Technique: Medium-length TRX, heel of the stance leg on the ground, back straight, engage gluteal muscles.
Physiological Effect: We exercise gluteal muscles and the two-headed and the four-headed muscle of the thigh. This exercise allows greater motion range, TRX is used to maintain balance.
Video: TRX One Leg Squat
TRX One leg Squat • video: www.youtube.com
3. TRX Squat Jumps
Benefits: This workout will start your metabolism at the maximum. You exercise and shape all leg muscles. This workout is suitable for explosiveness, better physical condition and supports fat burning.
Exercise Description: Slight astride posture, arms raised forward, grasp TRX in front of your body, palms together – squat, raise your arms upwards, palms together, jump.
Exercise Technique: Medium-length TRX, we try to push buttocks down and involve them while going up, while leaning more backwards we exercise front thighs more intensively. Back straight, right angle at knees.
Jump into the air while exhaling. It is very important to keep your back straight during whole period of the exercise.
Stand straight with feet apart slightly more than the width of your shoulders. Point toes forward and slightly apart.
Back shall be stabilized in the natural curvature, weight lies on heels.
Knees and hips bend, so buttocks move towards the ground. The effort is to achieve the maximum height above the floor.
As soon as the feet are back on the floor and the toes touch the ground, absorb the impact while progressively taking position at the lower part of the squat. Repeat the exercise without a break.
Physiological Effect: We exercise gluteal muscles and the two-headed and the four-headed muscles of the thigh, calves and hamstrings.
This exercise is suitable for HIIT workouts
Video: TRX Squat Jumps
Is it possible to work all the muscles in your body in 30 minutes? Try a training plan, which will help you strengthen your whole body. And moreover, you will enjoy it.