4 best exercises for strong quads

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Quadriceps contract together to help lift up or flex the hip and to straighten or extend the knee. Thus, some quad strengthening exercises can help to strengthen the quads.

The four muscles located on the front of the thigh is known as quads or quadriceps. They contract together to help lift up or flex the hip and to straighten or extend the knee. Thus, it is important to learn how to strengthen this muscle group. Some quad strengthening exercises can help to strengthen the quads.

Straight Leg Raises

Step 1: Lie on your back on a flat surface.
Step 2: Bend the knee of your right leg to a 90-degree angle and keep your foot flat on the surface.
Step 3: Keep your left leg straight without the knee bent.
Step 4: Slowly lift the left leg 12 inches off the floor by contracting the front thigh muscles.
Step 5: Hold for five seconds.
Step 6: Slowly lower your leg to the floor.
Step 7: Relax and repeat 10 to 15 times.

Wall Slides

Step 1: Stand straight with your back against a wall and feet shoulder-width apart.
Step 2: Sliding your back down the wall for a count of five slowly bend your knees at a 45-degree angle.
Step 3: Hold this position for five seconds.
Step 4: Straighten your knees by slowly sliding up the wall.
Step 5: Repeat the above steps 10 more times.

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