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Question: Can you provide me with the best standing workouts to workout out calves, hamstrings, quads, and shin.

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Yes, of course! Here are some of the best standing workouts to target calves, hamstrings, quads, and shins: 1. Calf Raises: - Stand with your feet hip-width apart and your hands on your hips or by your sides. - Slowly lift onto your tiptoes, pressing down through the balls of both feet. - Hold for a couple of seconds at the top, then slowly lower back down. - You can do these using a stair or step to increase the range of motion. - Perform 3-4 sets of 10-15 reps. 2. Squats: - Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart. - Lower your body by bending at your knees and hips, keeping your chest up and your knees behind your toes. - Go as low as comfortably possible, ideally to the point where your thighs are parallel to the floor. - Push back through your heels to standing position. - Perform 3-4 sets of 10-15 reps. 3. Lunges: - Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart. - Step forward with one foot, lowering your hips until both knees are bent at a 90-degree angle. - Keep your front knee directly above your ankle and your back knee hovering just above the ground. - Drive back to the standing position through your front heel and switch legs. - Perform 3-4 sets of 10-15 reps per leg. 4. hamstring curls: - Stand tall next to a wall or chair for balance, if needed. - Flex your right foot and slowly bend your right knee, bringing your heel towards your glutes. - As you lower your right leg, actively engage your left hamstring by contracting the muscle during the movement. - Repeat on the left side. - Perform 3-4 sets of 10-15 reps per leg. 5. Heel Walk: - Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart. - Raise the front part of your feet off the ground, keeping only your heels on the ground. - Begin walking by balancing on your heels and taking small steps, while engaging the shins. - Walk for 1 minute, rest for 30 seconds, and repeat for a total of 3-4 sets. Remember, always start with a 5-10 minute warm-up to prevent injuries and help with flexibility. Add some progressions to these exercises like weights or resistance bands to increase difficulty, as needed.

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April 5, 2023, 6:09 p.m.

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Published: Wednesday, April 5, 2023

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