Here are seven lower body workouts that can help you burn calories without relying on traditional cardio exercises. These workouts focus on strength training
Start with your feet shoulder-width apart. Perform a squat and explode up into a jump, landing softly back into a squat. Repeat for a set number of repetitions.
Perform alternating forward or reverse lunges. After each lunge, bring your back knee up towards your chest in a high knee motion.
Using a barbell or dumbbells, perform deadlifts to work your hamstrings, glutes, and lower back. Focus on proper form and keep the weight challenging.
This machine targets your quads, hamstrings, and glutes. Adjust the weight to challenge yourself and perform sets of controlled repetitions.
Use a sturdy bench or box. Step up with one leg, driving your opposite knee up towards your chest. Step back down and repeat on the other side.
This dynamic exercise targets your entire lower body and engages your core. Use a kettlebell and swing it between your legs
Perform a wall sit by lowering yourself into a seated position against a wall. Hold the position and lift one leg at a time in front of you while maintaining the wall sit.