Workout Routines

The Maxed Out Muscle Workout: Legs

The Maxed Out Muscle Workout: Legs
Duration 30 min
Exercises 5
Equipment Yes

Most leg programs are built around the back squat. This one isn’t. The front squat offers a more direct quad hit and it’s much easier to perform, allowing you to use better technique—the surest route to fast and safe gains. But we start by pre-exhausting the quads with leg extensions. Hamstrings are hit with stiff-leg deadlifts and dumbbell step-ups.


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The Maxed Out Legs Workout

Exercise 1

Leg Extension
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5 sets
10 reps
60 sec rest

Exercise 2

Front Squat
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3 sets
10,8,6 reps
120 sec rest

Exercise 3

Walking Lunge
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3 sets
15 reps
60 sec rest
15 reps each leg

Exercise 4

Stiff-Leg Deadlift
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3 sets
15 reps
60 sec rest

Exercise 5

Dumbbell Step-up
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3 sets
10 reps
60 sec rest
10 reps each leg
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