Dumbbell Leg Extensions – Women

Learn proper form and target specific muscles with this quick exercise demo.

Muscles Targeted

exercise works your front thigh muscles This exercise works your front thigh muscles (quadriceps).
Step 1
Sit in a chair and place a dumbbell between your feet. (Not sure what weight to use? Read our guide to choosing the right weight for you.) Lean back and hold the edge of the seat for support.

Step 2
Exhale and straighten your legs at the knees to lift the weight.

Step 3
Inhale as you lower your legs to the starting position.

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