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EST. 1915

Leg Day, Cause It’s The Best Day

I think it’s safe to say that leg day is the best (and favorite) day for everyone. Maybe not. But, it’s a critical component to train. Taking a look into what Healthline has to say, “Leg workouts engage the major muscle groups of your body, which helps to improve overall athletic performance and support healthy movement patterns in your daily life. A strong lower body will also help to prevent injury and manage chronic conditions such as arthritis, heart disease, and diabetes.” Besides the textbook facts, training your legs gives you that toned look that you’ve been looking to achieve, plus gives you that extra energy and confidence boost after that hard workout is completed. Remember, you get what you put in. If you’re ready to put in the work, complete this workout.

Leg Workout by @gabsfit15:

  1. Heavy Squats: 5x8, 6, 6, 4, 4

  2. Heavy RDLs: 4x6-8

  3. Lying Leg Curls: 4x10-12

  4. Quad Focus Smith Machine Squat: 4x10-12

  5. Hip Thrusts: 4x10-12

If you think leg days are easy, you may rethink that after trying this one. Push yourself today. Don’t forget, if you half ass those sessions, you’ll get half ass results! Be better for yourself, start today.

Here’s a bonus leg workout for next week.

Bonus Leg Day by @rachelok_fit:

  1. Single Leg RDL: 4x10

  2. BB Squat: 5x5

  3. Deficit Reverse Lunges: 3x10

  4. Deadlift: 4x10

  5. 1+¼ Hip Thrusts: 3x10

  6. Walking Lunges: 3x15


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