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What workouts are good for building muscle in legs?  


pinkcherie
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I read that having stronger leg and glute muscles allows for you to consume more without gaining weight (fat). I am curios to see if this works. I have lost weight but find myself wanting to eat more and I know if I don't do anything to compensate I will gain the weight back. Any suggestions? 

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Soulie
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Squats are always said to be the best but some people say that kettle bell swings are better. You just have to make sure you do them with proper form or you can hurt yourself. A friend of my works a lot of with kettle bells and he has very strong legs.

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caphekitty
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Walking at an incline is supposed to be really good. I know when I used to do hiking when I was younger, my leg muscles were larger and I could feel that I was stronger overall. 

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thirdstrikeIII
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Squats seem to be what everyone recommends. I personally hate doing those so I do variations of other things, including what was mentioned about with kettle bell swings. Those work most muscles in your legs as well as your lower back. 

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TBH23
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Anything that forces them to work really. I can't say which is best. I mean just find something you enjoy enough to do weekly (3 or 4 days a week) and do it until you feel burning. Increase it each week to see results.

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kikobeep
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One of the easiest most people could do is just walking up and down steps. If you have stairs in your home, just do that. It doubles as cardio too even if you go at a slow pace. If you aren't very overweight, you can add weight to yourself by carrying something.

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@kikobeep I agree with this. I seldom do leg workouts and have very thick strong legs but my job is working for a moving company so I go up and down stairs all the time. It seems to make a difference! 

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MrZero
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Kettle bell swings, when done right, work out your back and legs as well as your arms. Assuming you use the right weight, you can really build up muscle fast.

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