Thigh Exercises

Exercises with your thighs as the primary target:

  • Leg Extension - Stability Ball

    This challenges your balance while strengthening your quadriceps and your core.

  • Lunges - Free Weight

    Using weights with lunges fatigues your legs faster in order to keep lunges challenging when doing them without weight becomes too easy.

  • Lunges - Stability Ball

    This develops leg strength as well as arm and core strength while you work one leg at a time.

  • Lunges - Bodyweight

    Lunges can be done anywhere and just a few can really fatigue your leg and hip muscles.

  • Rear Leg Lift - Bodyweight

    This targets one of those hard-to-see, hard-to-tone areas, the backs of the thighs, without any equipment.

  • Rear Leg Lift - Stability Ball

    You will strengthen your hamstrings and your glutes along with your chest and arms in this exercise.

  • Squats - Machine

    Very similar to a free-standing squat, this machine allows you to load the weight on your legs without your upper body holding the weight. It also provides back support therefore encourages good posture, reducing risk of injury by having improper form.

  • Squats - Free Weight

    If you can do 15 squats with ease, add weight by holding dumbbells to increase the intensity.

  • Squats - Stability Ball

    Holding the ball in front of you gives your hands a specific place to be so you can execute the squats with good form; additionally, it adds weight to the squat.

  • Squats - Bodyweight

    Squats can be done anywhere, with or without weight.

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