Our whole body weight depends on our legs. The most important part of our body that helps us to do desire movement is our legs, so we have to take care of our legs and aware of its strength. If you think regular exercise keeps your legs healthy and improve its strength then you’re are not correct. There are so many different ways which helps to improve strength of your legs. By increase in strength of legs will not only help you to make body flexible but it also helps in your older age and prevent you from future legs related problems. So we have to take special care towards it.
Few tips to improve strength of legs:
1. Weight machine:
Your feet resting on foot rest and sit with your legs inside the machine while pushing the weights out to work your outer thigh. Place your legs on outside of machine with your feet on footrest and spread your legs, this is for your inner thigh.
2. Resistance band:
Make the loop which end around your ankle. Stand in such way so that you can steady against immobile object so you have space to move your feet from side to side. To work for inner thigh, stable one leg and swing other one outside against your resistance. For strength, if inner thigh does same position but bring your leg across your body in-spite of moving your foot away. This exercise 8 to 12 times per day helps to improve the strength of your legs.
3. Reverse sit up:
Lying on floor lift your legs in air keeping knee little bend. Keep knees and feet together and lower legs far from the ground as much as you can. Hold this position for a second or minute and slowly return to original position repeat it 10 to 40 times per day.
4. Flexibility and stretching:
Stretching and flexibility is very important for our body to prevent unwanted injuries while running and it’s also increase the strength of muscles. Holds of stretch for 10 to 30 seconds can give nice flexibility to body. Repeat the procedure 2 -3 times per day.
5. Eat more protein:
Protein helps to build blocks for your muscles. So eat such source of food which contains protein in good amount. The best example for protein source is dairy products. Egg is the great source of protein because it contains 5 to 10 grams of protein. You can also try beans, whole grains and lots of meats.