LEGS!!!!!!Remember guys and girls these exercises are for one and all so give them a go :)
So in this article were going to go through a few well known exercises for primarily the Quadriceps aka Quads (the muscles on the front upper legs).
Firstly a classical move you may have seen it in the gym the leg extension. Ask at your local gym for an explanation of any machine you don't understand. So this is a seated movement but don't think for one second that it is easy. Take a seat placing your legs in the machine as shown in this pic.
Next pushing upwards contracting your quads as the weight raises and so do your legs.
|Extending the legs as in the name.......leg extension|
|Barbell squat by Arnold|
|Arnold on the leg press. You will probably find your gyms leg press is angled|
Hack Squat-This is much like the leg press but you are in more of a standing position with the machines cushion pads on your shoulders. instead of pushing the plate away you push yourself up and down like the squat but in the machine. (again you will be on an angle) Be aware of feet positioning as this with dictate muscle activation.
Just a few to work with give them a try and report back :)