Runnergirl Training: Leg Workout

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Leg Workout

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Check out these 4 leg exercises for a fun routine! They target and sculpt your leg muscles from ankles to hips! See below!


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Hip Lifts:
Lay on your back with knees bent at 90 degrees. Arms straight at your side. Straighten one leg and push with the other leg to raise hips off the ground. Switch to other leg.

2-5 second hold
8-10 repetitions





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Toe Taps:
Lay on your back with knees bent at 90 degrees. Arms straight at your side. Alternate tapping toes on ground. If your lower back feels strained then don’t lower toes all the way to the floor.

10 repetitions on each leg





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Kickbacks:
Stand with legs shoulder width a part. Bring the heel of one leg back behind you as you lean forward at the waist with arms extended in front of you. Bring leg back down while standing up straight. Alternate legs.

2-5 second hold
8-10 repetitions





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Single-Leg Lateral Squats: 
Stand with legs wider than shoulder width a part. Shift your hips and weight over one leg while bending at the knee and hip. Repeat by shifting your weight back to the other leg.

2-5 second hold
8-10 repetitions





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Explosive Lunges:
Perform a lunge. Jump and switch leg positions, landing in a lunge again.

2-5 second hold

8-10 repetitions each leg


Have fun incorporating these exercises into your existing workout or using them to build a whole new routine!







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