For those who are looking to strengthen their legs or who want to tone the muscles in their legs, they are going to find that there are several workouts that are geared towards your legs. However, resistance bands are one of the easiest ways to get the definition in your legs that you want and do this easily at home with these resistance bands.
Are Exercise Bands Effective?
Yes, they most definitely are! Resistance bands can be tightened or loosened based on your individual need, while ensuring that you are still getting a great workout. Since they can be so personalized, it makes them a great choice for anyone who is looking to exercise the legs. The key is to do those exercises with this resistance band that is going to give you the best benefits.
5 Leg Exercises with Resistance Bands
Here are 5 leg exercises with resistance bands that are going to give you some great results with toned and strong legs!
1: Fire hydrants
You will want to place the resistance band just above your knee and get into a position in which you are on your hands and knees. Then lift one leg up to the side without shifting your hips or straightening the leg. Does this for 10 times on the one side, then switch and do the other leg for 10 times.
2: Tabletop Glute Kickbacks
While in the position on your hands and knees, place the resistance band around the arches of your feet. You will want to squeeze your glutes and core, then kick your left foot directly behind, forming a straight line from the top of your head to the heel. Then go back into the starting position and repeat for 10 times. Then switch up sides for another set of 10.
3: Clam shell
This works your inner and outer thighs. You will want to lie on your side with your knees bent and feet behind you. Put the resistance band right above the knees. Then put one hand under your head, the other on you hip. Lift your leg up at the knees and feel this open up your hips. Repeat for ten times, then switch sides to work the other leg.
4: Resistance Band Squats
While standing, place the resistance band right above your knees. Then squat and put your arms out straight in front of you. Make sure that while doing this that you are tightening your glutes and core.
5: Resistance Band Leg Lifts
While standing, put the resistance band above your ankles and stand with the feet about hip-distance apart. Then you should balance your weight on the right leg, and lift the left leg out to the side, tightening the band without shifting your hips. Do this for 10 times, then switch to the other side.