8 Best Quad Strengthening Exercises You Can Do At Home

Air squat

When standing with your feet hip-width apart, bend at the knees to lower yourself into a squat, being careful to keep your knees over your toes rather than past them.

Squat jump

Step your feet hip-width apart and lower yourself into a squat. Use your glutes to propel yourself forward and push through your heels with a powerful upward explosion. At the peak of the jump, attempt to fully extend your legs.

In-out squat

Keeping your upper body straight and your knees over your toes, execute a deep lunge while standing with your feet together.

Tempo squat

As you progressively descend into a squat position from a standing position, count for three to five seconds.

Dumbbell pulse goblet squat

With your knees and toes pointed outward, begin with your feet wider than shoulder-width apart. Using both hands, hold a dumbbell in a goblet stance.

Dumbbell goblet squa

With your toes slightly turned out and your feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart, hold a dumbbell in front of your chest.

Dumbbell goblet squat with single pulse

With your knees and toes pointed outward, begin with your feet wider than shoulder-width apart. Using both hands, hold a dumbbell in a goblet stance.