When one decides to get into workout routines whether to build muscles or reduce fat or may be for both, most people forget to include leg workouts in their routine. This is so common that you may not feel any odd about it. Now give a deep thought for a moment. If you neglect your legs, you are actually neglecting half of your body. You are keeping half of your body outside your exercise program. There are several reasons why people do like this. The most common of them are:
– They don’t like leg workouts.
– They don’t have adequate knowledge how to do leg workouts.
– They do not want bigger legs.
– They are uncomfortable with leg workout.
In this article I am trying to tell you that leg workouts have much more in it than just getting bigger, more toned or stronger legs. If you can see the benefits of leg workouts and you will find all your reasons for not including leg exercises are trivial.
Testosterone is a primary stimulator of muscle building. Imagine what happens when you include a hard set of triceps pushdowns. Your body reacts by producing more testosterone. Let us say just 10% more. Now what this increased testosterone can do for you – it can do a lot including growth of muscle mass, muscle strength, increased bone density and strength, stimulation of linear growth, bone maturation and so on.
As you see here, leg workout is not an option; it is a part of overall exercise routine that you need to follow to get desired result. Are you afraid that you will get bigger leg and you do not want that? That is fine. Just don’t pile weights. Stimulate your metabolism and it will have a very positive effect on your whole body. If you say you do not like it, then get the facts straights. You need it. Leg exercises in your workout routine can help you achieve your success in half the time than other 80% who just doesn’t do it. Get the result in 6 week what others have been aspiring for 3 months.
Look around at your gym? Do you see some guys with a huge upper body and tiny chicken legs? Do you want to be like that? Look around more; do you see the other bigger guys in the gym? Who are the women that you want to look like? I can guarantee you, those people do leg exercises.
Working with a cardio machine that uses legs does not complete your routine. Working on legs is very important and no excuses please!
Next time when you are in the gym take a look around. Notice the equipments. Also notice that only a handful of people are using them. Be one of them that work on their legs and you will discover a big secret of growth.