Hips & Buttocks, Hyperstrike Exercise Videos, Legs

Straight-leg Quad and Glutes Isometrics — Seated

Muscle Groups
  • Hips & Buttocks
  • Legs
Purposes
  • Quadriceps isometric (static) strength
  • Glute isometric (static) strength

Overview

The straight leg quad and glutes isometric develops “static” strength in the quadriceps and glutes. This exercise can be performed as part of a beginner workout or rehabilitation routine. This exercise requires little skill and can be performed anywhere.

Description

  • Seated on the ground, lean back with one leg out in front and the other leg bent.
  • Pull the toes of the stretched-out leg back as far as you can and squeeze your thighs.
  • Return to the relaxed position.

Mistakes

  • Not squeezing the quads (front thigh)
  • Not squeezing the glutes

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