It occupies the entire front of the thigh legs, is divided into four muscle bundles called: lateral vastus, vastus medialis, vastus medialis, and rectus femoris and extends from the hip joint to that of the knee.legs and muscles
The problem is that the legs grow much slower than the upper limbs, muscles and for this reason, they sometimes train poorly or do not train completely, so much so that it is thought that with a pair of pants you can hide the disharmony … but if we want to create a muscular balance in our body we must also devote ourselves to the legs despite their slowness in reacting to training stimuli.muscles
The quadriceps is the thickest of all the muscles in the human body.exercises
The development of this muscle involves a lot of effort, just think of the effort made to develop the biceps and multiply it by ten; the quadriceps, in fact, is ten times larger than the biceps.
training The training to develop the quadriceps includes squats and presses, as basic exercises, leg extensions, hack squats, front lunges, and lateral lunges, as complementary exercises.
These exercises are all well known, but performing them correctly is not so obvious and it really costs a lot of effort.
How to correctly perform the squat and the leg extension
The squat must always be performed keeping the knee, in axis with the two bone segments that delimit it (femur and tibia-fibula). Therefore, during the execution, it is necessary to check if the projection of the barbell falls within the area between the ankles. If you are unable to assume the correct position, it would be advisable not to massacre your back and buttocks, but to devote yourself to the press, otherwise, serious ligament problems may occur in the future.
When doing the leg extension, adjust the machine to reduce flexion and maximum leg extension.